This is a very traditional Bengali recipe – simmered lentils with little bites of coconut, a hint of sweet and redolent of spices. And there is no other way to have a bowlful but with Luchi or Kochuri/Kachori. But that is only with us – the Bengalis. The rest of the world [...]
Yet another Chicken Curry. This time the usual one, but redolent with the aroma of fennel. The tiny fennel seeds waved the wands and transformed an everyday chicken curry to something quite fascinating. As I write this post, the air in my home is still laden with the fragrance.
This warm and fragrant pot of legume was our weeknight meal; quite flavorful, and also easy to make.
Shorshe Murgi is a chicken curry with bold Bengali flavors. Aroma of hot green chili peppers, freshly ground mustard and mustard oil intensely speak of Bengali cuisine and this chicken curry has all of them simmering in the post.
This recipe is built on the basics spices that make the north Indian pickles. The eggplants are not pickled; they are cooked in a very distinctly aromatic sauce – bold, and finger licking good.