Nasi Goreng – Indonesian Fried Rice Recipe

Nasi Goreng is an Indonesian Rice dish that literally means Fried Rice. This is an essentially simple recipe, perfect for a weeknight dinner. Just because it’s a weekday doesn’t mean you can’t have good food, right? This is a perfect recipe to use leftover rice. That’s mostly common for all fried rice recipes. You can…

A Triple Chocolate Bourbon Cake

What cake do you make when you have to celebrate a birthday on 31st December? Simple, a boozy one. My husband only wants chocolate cake for his birthday, every year. So I try to reinvent the same chocolate cake every year. This year I decided to go for this Chocolate Bourbon cake because I know…

Focaccia – A Super Easy recipe

Focaccia is such a simple bread. My version is no knead, but yes you would need a food processor or a stand mixer. It is proofed overnight and super light and spongy with a super crisp crust on top. It tastes delicious when served hot. So without further-a-do, let’s get to the recipe. INGREDIENTS 2…

Malpua – Homemade easy Malpua

I remember going to sweet shops in Kolkata in evening, just in time for hot servings of fresh made Malpua. The taste is amazing when is have it warm. If there’s a serving of cold rabdi on it, nothing like it. So here’s my recipe of the Malpua. It’s quite easy to make and doesn’t…

Methi (Fenugreek) Paratha – a layered (laccha) version

Growing up, I always ran away from green veggies. My mom tried and tried but I just won’t eat them. About methi as well, I had this preconceived notion that it’s bitter in taste. So I never ate it until a couple years back. Then I started using Kasoori Methi in my cooking and I…

Strawberry Handpie

Strawberry season is coming up and am excited. It’s one of the fresh berries one can find in India and it’s local. Since the available time frame is very limited, I didn’t want to miss out on any Strawberry recipes. So here’s to the season’s first strawberry recipe. INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1…

Chocolate Brookies – Brownie Cookies

I first came to know about Brookies while watching MasterChef, either USA or Australia, couple of years ago. And the idea was an instant hit with me. I never liked those hard cookies that one would find most often in market. I like that chewy texture in a cookie. So, whenever I make cookies at…

Khow suey – Burmese noodle soup

My love for noodle soup is immense. It’s soup but better than just soup. It’s like a warm hug in a bowl. It’s a complete dish on it’s own. As winter is around the corner, the frequency of all kind of soupy dishes are definitely going to go up in my kitchen. I have already…

Posto Bora – Poppy Seed fritters

Posto or poppy seed or khus khus is a very common ingredient in a bengali household. There’s so many recipes using poppy seed, most of them vegetarian. Here’s one of my favorite recipe of Posto, just using 3 main ingredients. INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup poppy seed 1 small onion, roughly chopped 1 green chilli (adjust as…