Tag Archives: bengali

Rui Dumpukht

  Rui = freshwater carp, a much consumed fish among Bengalis. We share an eternal love affair with fish ❀ πŸ˜‰ Well, I cannot claim originality of the recipe since it is not from my repertoire of recipes. I was … Continue reading

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Aloo -dhNarosh posto / Potato -okra with poppy seeds

Ask a Bengali about ‘posto’ , and we turn into Shakespeare πŸ˜‰ 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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Palonk shaag diye Rui maach – Freshwater carp in spinach gravy

Fish and Bengalis can never be two banks of a river πŸ˜› πŸ˜‰ We are more like emotionally conjoined twins πŸ˜€ I am eternally in search of something new – a new way to cook and serve something traditional. Cooking … Continue reading

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Egg rolls

Since i am updating the blog from my archived recipes, here a mouth -watering street food from Kolkata πŸ™‚ I am a ‘probashi’ Bengali, but Egg rolls and Kolkata runs in every Bongs blood wherever they might be πŸ˜‰ This … Continue reading

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Apple stuffed sondesh

I am so bogged down with work 😦 along with a beauty of a throat infection πŸ˜› so i have started croaking and giving competition to the frogs πŸ˜‰ That brings me to a situation where i have not cooked … Continue reading

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Jamai Shashthi / Bengali festival of ‘Son -in -law’ day

Jamai means ‘son -in -law’ in Bengali. Shashthi means ‘sixth’. Both together means a special day celebrated for the son -in -law and daughter in the sixth month of the year i.e, June. On this day, Goddess Shashthi, protector of … Continue reading

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