Ghugni – A spicy Yellow Peas curry

Ghugni is a bengali dish which is often served for breakfast or as a snack. It is usually served with a butter toast. I even have it for dinner sometimes with Paratha. I don’t believe in labelling a food as a breakfast or a dinner dish, mostly for my own advantage. This is a vegetarian…

Lebu Lonka Chicken – Lime and Chilly Chicken curry

Lebu Lonka chicken (Chicken curry with Lime and Chilly) is a simple Bengali dish. It’s super easy and perfect for warm days. Ideally, it should be made with King Lime (Gondhoraj lebu), however, you can use key lime or kaffir lime for it as well as it’s difficult to find Gondhoraj lebu outside Bengal. It…

Baked Rasogolla – A Bengali Delicacy

If you think rosogolla/rasgulla is great, wait till you have Baked Rosogolla. This is the best version of rosogolla. When in Kolkata, my all time favorite place for Baked Rosogolla is Balaram Mullick Radharaman Mullick. I always get it for my friends as well when coming back to Mumbai. So I never made rosogolla at…

Tomato Date Chutney

Bengali chutneys are usually sweet in taste and this one is no different. This is the bridge between the main course and dessert in any Bengali festivity. While it tastes yummy when served hot, I love to eat it once it has chilled in fridge for a day. The sugar syrup thicken the chutney and…