The sound of Bhapa Chingri breathes music in the hearts of Bengalis. This is a quintessential dish, made with mix of mustard, and poppy seed paste, slender hot chili peppers, a generous drizzle of mustard oil and for me there is also a bit of nostalgia.
A bowlful really perfect for the summer time – quick to cook, light, lemony and healthy. It is the simplest kind, usually not heard of very often when “Indian Cuisine” in general is discussed. Cooked with very little spices, and “satvic” in nature, it is a recipe which has pretty much remained cloistered solely [...]
This is a recipe that has many names. A popular dish in the north Indian cuisine, the succulent meat is cooked and simmered with spices in a nutritious sauce made with spinach.
This is a very typical fish curry, laden with prominent Bengali flavors.
We had Chicken Curry for dinner… In a very Bengali way… chicken with potatoes, cooked and marinated with mustard oil, garnished with fresh cilantro from the back yard! The kind is usually termed as the Robibar er Murgir Jhol (Sunday Chicken Curry) as it is laden with memories and almost a tradition to [...]