Monthly Archives: April 2015

Oddly, Honeycomb !!

 This that we are now created, cell by cell, like bees building a honeycomb. -Rumi For Lucile’s Photo101 Rehab.

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Aloo Bhaja – Indianized french fries

Colonialists have been generous in introducing some new vegetables and fruits into the Indian cuisine. Potatoes were brought to India by the Portugese………and we made it our prime stock vegetable. Aloo bhaja is a Bengali favorite ❤ What we say … Continue reading

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Aamer Chutney – Raw mango chutney

Mangoes are in season, so I like to forewarn my readers that expect a bagful of mango post this season 😉 Chutney, a word world recognizes just like kebabs ! Chutneys, truly has no category because the variety of condiments … Continue reading

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Tok Dal – Tangy red lentils

Changing seasons are always so difficult for me. Delhi is scorching these days with tons of sands in the air Between job and ill health, I never found the time to update recipes. 😦 Tok Dal, is a must recipe … Continue reading

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Blissful sleep !

Ssshhh……goodnight !! Leave not a rack behind. We are such stuff dreams are made on ; And our little life is rounded with a sleep – William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act 4, Scene 1 Entry for Lucile’s  Photo 101 Rehab

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Posto Bora – Poppy seeds fritters

The Bong love -affair with ‘posto’ continues with these delicious fritters. 😉 They can be served as snacks too. Poppy seeds have manifold health benefits. Bora her is more like tikkis. Goes well with steaming hot rice and ‘patla mushurir … Continue reading

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Aloo -dhNarosh posto / Potato -okra with poppy seeds

Ask a Bengali about ‘posto’ , and we turn into Shakespeare 😉 We love our ‘posto’ ❤ Posto = Poppy seeds, is an important ingredient along with tumeric and mustard oil in every Bong (Bengali) kitchen. Uses are multiple and … Continue reading

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