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Kashmiri Dum Aloo

‘Gar firdaus bar rue zameen ast / hameen asto, hameen asto, hameen ast’ Meaning – If there is Paradise on Earth/ It is here ! It is here! It is here. – A farsi couplet of Amir Khusrau, believed to … Continue reading

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Beans – aloo chorchori – French beans and potatoes

Chorchori is just a Bengali way of using leftover vegetables. Though it tastes great with fresh vegetables too. Chorchori has no defined recipe, it evolves from kitchen to kitchen as per availability of vegetables and taste buds. If I look … Continue reading

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Potatoes with curry leaves powder

If one is looking for some instant moody inspiration for making something out of the boiled potatoes resting in one corner of the refrigerator, here is a quick and simple recipe πŸ˜‰ Psssst !! I rarely inspire πŸ˜› There is … Continue reading

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That Moody Thali !!

I have been blamed for my moods !! After being called weirdo, mismatch, odd creature to extent of being compared to the imaginary Martians……..moody is a mild verb, or is it an adjective ? πŸ˜‰ Hello !! Excuse me ?? … Continue reading

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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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Aloo Seddho

Aloo Seddho literally translates to – boiled potatoes. Aloo seddho makha aka mash, is an eternal favorite of all Bengalis πŸ˜‰ irrespective of age πŸ˜€ It is usually served in the second course of a traditional Bengali meal along with … Continue reading

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Dahi aloo – Potatoes in buttermilk gravy

This is also called aloo kadhi. Simple to cook, few ingredients and finger licking in taste. This can be termed as ‘cheat cooking’ πŸ˜‰ I usually make this when I have run out of vegetables πŸ˜› As I have already … Continue reading

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Random photography – Local market

Every saturday evening, I visit this local farmer’s market for 8 long years. This is the first time i captured it in lens. Pathetic !! I know πŸ˜› But then I am new to this photography bug πŸ˜€ Some random … Continue reading

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Kalo morich aloor dum – Potatoes cooked in black pepper paste

‘Aloor dum‘ or commonly called ‘Dum aloo‘ has innumerable regional variations. There are not only several variations but also a variety of way to serve it. Commonly, it is served with any kind of ‘poori’ which is a unleavened deep … Continue reading

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Aloo posto – Potatoes with poppy seeds

‘Aloo posto’ is like an anthem in every Bengali household around the world. πŸ™‚ Another traditional vegetarian food. Posto = poppy seeds = khus khus (Hindi). It may sound like a boast, but Bengali women dominates, though we are not … Continue reading

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