Very Good Recipes of Bengali from Recipe Junction

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Niramish Kanchkalar Kofta curry/Green Banana Kofta Curry, no onion-no garlic ~ Bengali traditional festive delicacy Niramish Kanchkalar Kofta curry/Green Banana Kofta Curry, no onion-no garlic ~ Bengali traditional festive delicacy By Recipe Junction 09/18/14 21:38 T he concept of kofta is a gift from Mughal cuisine, which slowly adapted into all the regional cuisines of India, specially in North Indian and East Indian cuisines. Koftas are round shaped balls of mashed or minced vegetables or meat, which are deep fried...
Echorer Dalna (Bengali Raw Jackfruit Curry) Echorer Dalna (Bengali Raw Jackfruit Curry) By Recipe Junction 04/12/14 22:26 A ll bengalis are now enthusiast about the Bengali New Year which is on 15th of April this year. The current Bengali year is 1421. The Bengali year is 594 less than the AD. The first day is called "Poila Boisakh". In Bengali, Poila stands for ‘first’ and...
Mochar Ghonto ~ a Bengali Delicacy of Banana Blossom Mochar Ghonto ~ a Bengali Delicacy of Banana Blossom By Recipe Junction 02/07/14 22:03 M ochar Ghonto is a delicacy in my native Cuisine, Bengali Cuisine. 'Mocha', (ch) pronounces like (ch) in chair. Mocha(in Bengali) is nothing but banana blossom/flower. It is dark purple-red in color, grows from the end of a bunch of bananas. (pic. courtesy...
Dimer Dalna/Bengali egg curry Dimer Dalna/Bengali egg curry By Recipe Junction 11/28/13 10:39 T his is an authentic bengali egg curry recipe which is good with rice as as well as roti or paratha and can have anytime, lunch or dinner. You Need : Eggs : 2-4 Potatoes : 2 (medium) Onion : 1(big), sliced Ginger : 1" Garlic : 4 cloves Tomato : 1 (medium),...
Bengali Durga Puja, Know you Kolkata Food blogger : Sayantani and Niramish Khichuri and Labra(bengali mix-vegetable) Bengali Durga Puja, Know you Kolkata Food blogger : Sayantani and Niramish Khichuri and Labra(bengali mix-vegetable) By Recipe Junction 10/11/13 19:17 A s the month of October starts, Hindus all over the world get enthused in festive fervor. This is the very special time of year for all Hindus, our biggest festival, Navratri/Durga Puja is already started. For Bengalis, this is the most happiest time of...
Mishti Kumro r Aloor Dom ~ Sweet pumpkin and Potato curry(bengali style) Mishti Kumro r Aloor Dom ~ Sweet pumpkin and Potato curry(bengali style) By Recipe Junction 08/28/13 22:46 E ven though Pumpkin is available all around the year nowadays, but Pumpkin is mainly Summer vegetable and it's a must vegetable in all Bengali Households. It's sweet taste makes anything better, Like, we fry pumpkin pieces with Bitter gourd to lessen the...
Tilapia macher Jhal ~ a Bengali dry fish preperation Tilapia macher Jhal ~ a Bengali dry fish preperation By Recipe Junction 07/30/13 10:21 T oday I'm posting a very basic fish curry recipe, which we call 'macher Jhal'. Mach is 'fish' in bengali and 'Jhal' is a type of preperation with a thick dryish gravy, mostly made with fish, shrimp or egg and cooked in a light sauce of ground chilli or...
Daler Bara'r Jhol (Bengali Lentil Vada Curry) Daler Bara'r Jhol (Bengali Lentil Vada Curry) By Recipe Junction 07/02/13 22:27 I t's a very traditional recipe made from lentil. Vada or as we call in Bengali Cuisine" Bara" is a savory fritter type snack made with lentil. Lentils are soaked in water and then grinded into a smooth paste and then deep fried in oil in various shapes...
Summer Recipe : Mango dal ~ bengali Green mango dal Summer Recipe : Mango dal ~ bengali Green mango dal By Recipe Junction 06/03/13 16:41 D uring Summer, Our food should be very light and spice-free as much as possible. Specially during lunch time, I prefer very light meal, like rice with a simple dal and a vegetable dish like bottle gourd(Dudh-lau/Lau-er tarkari) curry or raw papaya curry(Peper...
Narkel diye Chichingey chhenchki( Snake gourd dry curry with coconut in bengali style) Narkel diye Chichingey chhenchki( Snake gourd dry curry with coconut in bengali style) By Recipe Junction 05/01/13 22:46 L ike any other cuisine, Bengali cuisine has also different styles of cooking with different names, like dalna, charchari, chhenchki, Ghanto, jhol, jhal, kalia, Dam amd many many more. I have explained them also in my different posts. If you follow my posts,...
Dhokar Dalna (Lentil Cakes in a spicy gravy) ~a Bengali Delight Dhokar Dalna (Lentil Cakes in a spicy gravy) ~a Bengali Delight By Recipe Junction 04/25/13 16:59 I will share another favorite dish of Bengalis today, i.e. Dhokar Dalna . Dhoka is a shallow fried cake made from two types of lentils(dal ) and then cooked in a curry with potato and very little spices is called Dhokar Dalna . Dalna , is a cooking term...
Jhatpat Chicken (An Easy-breezy Bengali Chicken Curry) Jhatpat Chicken (An Easy-breezy Bengali Chicken Curry) By Recipe Junction 04/23/13 14:49 F or making chicken it doesn't have to be always an elaborate process. This recipe is very easy to prepare and very common to every bengali household for a regular day cooking. Just marinate chicken with all the spices and cook in a wide karahi(wok). This...
Bandhakopir Dalna(Bengali cabbage stir fry) Bandhakopir Dalna(Bengali cabbage stir fry) By Recipe Junction 02/25/13 06:40 C abbage is one of my absolute favorite vegetable and it is nutritious, too. Cabbage is an excellent source of Vitamin C, it also contains significant amounts of glutamine, an amino acid, which has anti-inflammatory properties. Some claim it is effective...
Bengali Kasha Mangsho ~ My valentine's favorite Bengali Kasha Mangsho ~ My valentine's favorite By Recipe Junction 02/05/13 22:58 A s this is the month of love and my event, "Spotlight" themed as Valentine's Treat, I'll post the most favorite food of my man, love of my life. He is very fond of meat, especially Goat meat/Mutton and I can't blame him for this. We, bengalis are very...
Two Bengali Prawn delicacy : Lau Chingri(Prawn with Bottle/White Gourd) And Kochu Chingri (Prawn cooked with Arbi/Taro roots) Two Bengali Prawn delicacy : Lau Chingri(Prawn with Bottle/White Gourd) And Kochu Chingri (Prawn cooked with Arbi/Taro roots) By Recipe Junction 01/31/13 22:04 Bengalis love all kinds of fish, but they adore seafish especially Shrimp/Prawn. Lots of our fish delicacies are cooked with shrimp. It is because shrimp makes any dish much tastier when cooked alone.We cook shrimps or medium sized prawns with possible...
Bengali's Hot favorite combo : Kalai-er Dal r Aloo Posto (Urad dal in Bengali style n Potato with poppy seed paste) Bengali's Hot favorite combo : Kalai-er Dal r Aloo Posto (Urad dal in Bengali style n Potato with poppy seed paste) By Recipe Junction 01/28/13 16:27 M y today's recipe is hot favorite among bengalis...you ask any bengali about this...they can die for this awesome cool comfort food, I mean if you give us a choice of a five course meal and this combo, any bengali will choose this one without any hesitation....
Traditional Festive Dish of Bengali Cuisine : Potoler Dorma(stuffed Parwal/pointed Gourd in Onion-Tomato Gravy Traditional Festive Dish of Bengali Cuisine : Potoler Dorma(stuffed Parwal/pointed Gourd in Onion-Tomato Gravy By Recipe Junction 10/11/12 18:00 B engali's festive season is going to start very soon, yes, within less than 10 days, and we, bengalis are already in festive mood. Everybody is shopping for new clothes, cleaning and re-decorating their houses and at the same time, food-loving Bengali...
Beguni ~ Bengali Brinjal Fritter Beguni ~ Bengali Brinjal Fritter By Recipe Junction 10/04/12 22:02 B eguni is a famous bengali snack made from brinjals. In bengali, we call brinjals "begun", so the fritters or pakora made out of it, is "Beguni". This fritter is very popular and beloved in bengali community. There won't be any Bengali who doesn't love...
Ghugni ~ bengalis most beloved snack Ghugni ~ bengalis most beloved snack By Recipe Junction 08/29/12 22:58 Ghugni or dry white peas curry is another all time favorite snack item of Bengalis. Tradtionally, it is served as a leisurely sunday breakfast with some puri or mainly as evening snack. But Bengalis can have this anytime of the day. This is also the second...
Kumror Chakka ~ a Bengali Pumpkin Delight Kumror Chakka ~ a Bengali Pumpkin Delight By Recipe Junction 07/30/12 15:30 K umror choka or chakka, is an absolutely delightful dish made from pumpkin, belongs to bengali cuisine. The method of cooking this dish differs slightly from home to home. Every home has their own touch on it. But the main ingredients are always the same...pumpkin,...
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