Dal and Chutney

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 […]

Narkel Diye Anarosh r Chutney -Pineapple Chutney Cooked with Coconut Milk

Ingredients 300g-Pineapples cut into small pieces ½- teaspoon Panch Phoron ½-teaspoon turmeric 1/4-chili powder 1-dry red chili ½-ginger paste ½-cup sugar 500ml-coconut milk Salt to taste 1-teaspoon oil  Method: 1.    Heat oil in pan 2.    Add panch phoron and dry red chili on the hot […]

Tomato Chutney

Ingredients 5-ripe and sweet tomatoes cut into small pieces ½-teaspoon panch phoron 1-green chili ½-teaspoon grated/paste ginger ¼-teaspoon turmeric powder 5-tablespoon sugar (or as per taste of sweetness) Pinch of Bhaja masala (dry roasted masala dust. See my spice section for details) Salt to taste […]

Kumro r khosha Diye Mosoor Dal -Red lentil cooked with pumpkin skin

Recipe from the past: Kumro r khosha Diye Mosoor Dal (Red lentil cooked with pumpkin skin) My parents come from a thrifty background. Partition, migration, war in 1971 and being refugee had an immense impact on the way my parents grew up, their values, life […]