Author Archives: andy

About andy

hi there.....friends call me Andy :) I am a school teacher by profession. Passionate about reading, some random experimental cooking, some hit 'n' miss photography......and i am a dreamer ;) Thank you for popping by :)

Methi malai Fried Rice – Fenugreek and Cream fried rice

Methi or Fenugreek are abundant during winters. It has versatile uses. It can be used in making paranthas , pooris, (both are types of Indian bread), pakoras (fritters), simple stir-fry etc etc. My taste buds for methi/ fenugreek developed over … Continue reading

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Koraishutir Kochuri – Deep fried Green peas stuffed Indian bread

My earliest memory of Koraishutir Kochuri was when mom made me and my brother sit under the winter sun with a huge bowl of peas to be shelled. It used to be fun. We competed on who will shell the … Continue reading

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Dimer dalna – Bengali style Egg Curry

Egg is called ‘Dim’ in bangla and and all time favorite of most Bengalis ❤ Dimer dalna is usually the answer to an almost empty pantry. Not only it is one of the easiest non- vegetarian dish to cook, it … Continue reading

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Rui maacher jhal – Rohu fish in mustard gravy

Fish will always be our first and last love 😉 😀 Yes, we are fishetarians !! Jhol, Jhal, Kalia and Korma are the four major types of gravy cooked in Bengali kitchen depending on the kind of fish, type of … Continue reading

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Puti maacher chorchori – Swamp barb and vegetable stir-fry

Puti maach or Swamp Barb, a tiny- sized variety of fish, was never welcomed at our home. Reason, my father never liked it. Infact only a selected variety of fish were cooked at our home. Except a few new additions, … Continue reading

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Shukto

A meal, for the Bengali, is a ritual in itself. We, Bengalis spend not only spend great deal of time thinking about food, but also in it’s preparation and eating. ❤ Ask a Bengali about Shukto, and one might be … Continue reading

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Kadhai Paneer

Kadhai Paneer is one of the most popular vegetarian dish. Paneer or Cottage cheese is an important source of milk protein in a vegetarian diet. North of India is well known for several finger-licking good cottage cheese preparation, from dry … Continue reading

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