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Besan Ke Ladoo (Chickpea flour fudge)

Besan Ke Ladoo (Chickpea flour fudge) is a rich and delicious and melt in the mouth Indian mithai(sweet). It is a traditional Indian sweet or dessert, which is mostly prepared during the festival of Diwali. I am sure each and every Indian has grown up eating …

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Dim Kosha – Bengali Spicy Egg Masala

Dim kosha or Bengali spicy Egg masala is a delicious, hearty and a total comfort meal. It is not a simple dimer jhol (egg curry) but this Dim Kosha – Bengali Spicy Egg Masala is a rich, spicier and thicker egg gravy that can be enjoyed …

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Coconut and Apple Barfi (Lokkhi Pujo Narkel Apple Naru)

Coconut and Apple Barfi (Lokkhi Pujo Narkel Apple Naru) as we say it in Bengali is soft, dense, fudgy and oh so irresitable. Bet, you can’t eat just one! Made with just 5 ingredients, this coconut and apple barfi will be a sure hit with your family and friends. …

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Patla Mangshor Jhol – Bengali Lamb/Mutton Curry

Patla Mangshor Jhol – Bengali Lamb/Mutton Curry is every Bengali household delicacy. Bengali style Lamb curry (Mangshor Jhol) is basically a spicy thin stew of lamb/mutton and potatoes made with minimal spices, yet it’s so delicious. It is cooked along …

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Kacha Aamer Mishti Achar – Sweet Raw Mango Pickle

Kacha Aamer Mishti Achar – Sweet Raw Mango Pickle is a Bengali style tok, jhal aar mishti kacha aamer achar. Sweet, spicy and tangy raw mango pickle, requires few ingredients to prepare, no sun-drying the mangoes and it can be prepared in a jiffy.

 

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Spiced Banana and Coconut Fritters (Narkel diye Kolar bora)

Spiced Banana and Coconut Fritters

Crispy fried banana and coconut fritters, spiced with fragrant cardamom powder and finally rolled in cinnamon sugar; these fritters are crispy and crunchy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside. Absolutely delicious and delightful to eat. This banana and coconut fritters will be a sure shot HIT among your family and friends!

Spiced Banana and Coconut Fritters

“Life is short. Eat dessert first. ”

~ Jacques Torres

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Absolutely true!! I wholly and solely follow this quote by Jaques Torres.

Well who can say to Desserts; especially when its sweet fritters like these.  😉

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Murgh Makhanwala (Butter Chicken / Murgh Makhani)

Murgh Makhanwala (Butter Chicken / Murgh Makhani)

Butter Chicken or Murgh Makhani a very well known North-Indian chicken preparation is a rich, creamy and luscious tomato-based curry cooked with juicy grilled tandoori chicken pieces. It sure is very indulgent and flavourful. Perfect well with butter naan!! 

Murgh Makhanwala (Butter Chicken / Murgh Makhani)

“Food, like a loving touch or a glimpse of divine power, has that ability to comfort.”

~ Norman Kolpas

 

Murgh Makhanwala (Butter Chicken / Murgh Makhani)

 

Murgh Makhanwala (Butter Chicken / Murgh Makhani)

OMG! guys this dish is absolutely YUMMMM! Look at it.. Doesn’t it look very inviting?!

Really! It is SO SO good!

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Bengali Masoor Dal – Bengali Style Red Lentil Dal

Bengali Masoor Dal – Bengali Style Red Lentil Dal/Soup

Light, healthy and soupy this red lentil soup/dal (masoor dal) is flavoured with loads of fresh tomatoes and coriander leaves and tempered with mustard seeds and dried red chillies. This simple and wholesome everyday Bengali style masoor dal is most satisfying and comforting food of all time. 

Bengali Masoor Dal - Bengali Style Red Lentil Dal

You can take meat, fish and vegetables away from an Indian, but you cannot take away his dal – “the core of his meal”.

~ Madhur Jaffery (Ultimate Curry Bible)

 

Bengali Masoor Dal - Bengali Style Red Lentil Dal

DAL is a versatile and nutritious and a very satisfying dish. Everyday dal  is a staple in each and every household in India and Indian meal is incomplete without dal/lentil soups. This soupy lentil dish you will find in the poorest as well as the richest homes in India. 

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Apricot Chicken Curry With MatchStick Potato Fries (Jardaloo Sali Murghi)

Apricot Chicken Curry With MatchStick Potato Fries (Jardaloo Sali Murghi)

This delicious and popular Iranian/Parsi semi-dry chicken preparation is slightly sweet and tangy and fruity as the chicken pieces are cooked to perfection with dried apricots (jardaloo) and served with crispy and crunchy matchsticks potato fries (sali)!

Apricot Chicken Curry With MatchStick Potato Fries (Jardaloo Sali Murghi)

Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.

~Julia Child

 

Jardaloo Sali Murghi

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Nutella Swirled {Chocolate Chunk} Peanut Butter Banana Skillet Cake

Nutella Swirled {Chocolate Chunk} Peanut Butter Banana Skillet Cake

This super delicious, super decadent and super moist ONE SKILLET cake loaded with NUTELLA and PEANUT BUTTER and CHOCOLATE CHUNK goodness is super easy and extremely simple to make in just one Skillet and under half an hour. Oh and less washing-up too!! Yes! Told ya! This cake is SUPER.. 

Nutella Swirled {Chocolate Chunk} Peanut Butter Banana Skillet Cake 

“A party without cake is just a meeting”

~ Julia Child

 

Nutella Swirled {Chocolate Chunk} Peanut Butter Banana Skillet Cake

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Bengali Style Egg Curry – Dimer Jhol

Bengali Style Egg Curry – Dimer Jhol (Dalna)

 

This Bengali style light and soupy egg curry (dimer jhol) a tomato – onion based gravy is extremely comforting and delicious. Light golden fired eggs and potatoes are dunked into a light and slightly sweet gravy with spices. Perfect to dunk in crusty bread or with hot steamed rice!

Bengali Style Egg Curry - Dimer Jhol (Dalna)

“Food is not about impressing people. It’s about making them feel comfortable.”
~ Ina Garten

Bengali Style Egg Curry - Dimer Jhol (Dalna)

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Gluten-Free Zucchini Sweet Potatoes and Chicken Fritters With Honey-Mustard Yogurt Dip

Gluten-Free Zucchini Sweet Potatoes and Chicken Fritters With Honey-Mustard Yogurt Dip

This gluten free and guilt free Zucchini, Sweet potatoes and Chicken fritters is made with chickpea flour/ gram flour is super delicious, slightly crispy and herby and is perfect with this Honey-Mustard Yogurt Dip. Perfect for sharing!!

Gluten-Free Zucchini Sweet Potatoes and Chicken Fritters With Honey-Mustard Yogurt Dip

 

It’s fun to get together and have something good to eat at least once a day. That’s what human life is all about — enjoying things.

~ Julia Childs

 

Gluten-Free Zucchini Sweet Potatoes and Chicken Fritters With Honey-Mustard Yogurt Dip

It’s a rainy day and a gloomy, boring and a depressing day today and when ever I see this dull weather, my heart desires and craves for some hot fritters with a cuppa tea, to brighten my day. 🙂

Gluten-Free Zucchini Sweet Potatoes and Chicken Fritters With Honey-Mustard Yogurt Dip

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