Tag Archives: vegetarian

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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Kadhi

‘Kadhi -chawal’ for a large chunk of Indians, translates into ‘comfort food’. ❤ Every region of the country has a version of Kadhi, where the basic ingredients used are the same. Kadhi is a yogurt and gram flour (besan) based … Continue reading

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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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Mulor shaak – Radish greens

Winter in tropics means an immense variety of leafy green vegetables along with innumerable fruits and other vegetables ❤️ And sometimes a simple meal is all I crave 😉 Mulor shaak is a winter special and almost a delicacy.  Every … Continue reading

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Arhar Dal – Pigeon peas

Madhur Jaffrey writes evocatively about Dals in Curry Bible, “you can take meat, fish and vegetables from an Indian, but you cannot take away his dal – the core of his meal.” Dal = pulses or legume, forms an integral … Continue reading

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Kumror shaak-er Chorchori – Vegetables with pumpkin greens

Durga Puja and no pandal hopping ? Sacrilege !!  Went pandal hopping at Chittaranjan Park, a part of Delhi considered the mini Bengal. Whenever am there, i shop for all goodies which makes my Bengali soul, happy ! I stumbled … Continue reading

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