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…

Patishapta

Patisapta is a type of pitha/pithe, a delicacy usually made in winter to celebrate rice harvesting, during. My mom always made these for us every winter. So when I shifted to Delhi, I made it for the first time. It didn’t turn out great, and I mostly blamed it on my non-stick pan. Next winter,…

Kheer – Not a rice pudding

Kheer for Bengalis is a different delicacy altogether. It’s not a rice pudding. But then again, we are unique. Peanuts are “Badaam” to us. So no wonder we don’t play by the rules. Coming back, this is a simple recipe with only 3 ingredients, but very very time consuming. You will be standing in front…

Payesh – For a new beginning

In every Bengali household, Payesh is a must for birthday celebration. It only seems fitting that I celebrate the birth of my Food blog with Payesh. It’s a rice pudding, that rest of India calls “Kheer” or “Payasam”, though “Kheer” means something completely different for us bongs, but that’s for a different post. The major…