Bengali

Niramish Mangsho” or “Bhoger Mangsho (Mutton cooked without onion and Garlic)

My Kolkata visits will almost always have a visit to the temple. No, I am not particularly religious, but my mother is. So is my brother. I rely on them to pray for me. I am sorted from that point of view. However, I do […]

Koi Macher Kalia( Climbing Perch in a coconut milk gravy) and a mother’s Whimsical life

I love my fish. And I love my ‘koi Mach’ (Climbing Perch) -atleast my parents like to think that. It is only apt that when I am starting to write my blog again after ‘trillion’ years I start with fish I feel I need to […]

Langcha – A delicacy of Indian Bengali Sweet by Poppy Dey

Finally! A guest post by Poppy Di. Those of you  active in UK Bengali social media  might not really need an introduction of Poppy di. She is very active and popular for her innovative cooking and her unique GIF. For those outside and out side  […]

Bengali Phulkopir Singara -Classic Bengali Samosa

Bengali Phulkopir Singara -Classic Bengali Samosa

It’s pouring in London-perfect time for a cup of masala cha and Singara. Mon ta besh Cha cha korche (Oh I don’t even feel like translating it : I feel tea tea in my mind?!!!! Ha ha. Feel like having tea??!!!!! Well you get the […]

Shukto er Daal ( Mung Daal cooked with vegetables and lemon Leaf)

Shukto er Daal ( Mung Daal cooked with vegetables and lemon Leaf)

  Shukto er daal and alu bhorta the ultimate comfort food. Opar Bangla and epar Bangla (Bangladesh and west Bengali in the present days) have lots of things in common like language (although the dialects are different actually) and culture but what sets us apart […]