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.
The bunched spears of asparagus splendidly speak of spring. They are at their best now – tender, fresh and slim.
Hyacinth beans transports me back to my childhood – of a huge family garden that adorned the front of our home and of the beautiful deep purple pink flowers. They sparked up one corner of our lush green patch. The home that belonged to all of us, where we lived as a “joint [...]
These little globes of joy are filled with nostalgia and memories that makes every little bite blissful.
Narkel Naru in real life is not filled with anything. They are kind of sticky and sweet and brown (when made with gur). They are also a pleasure to sink your teeth in. The smell [...]