Aloo Dum – Traditional Bengali Style

Servings: 6-7 Cooking Time: 1-1:30 hrs Ingredients: 8-9 small sized potatoes boiled,peeled and halved (You can also take baby potatoes if available,if using baby potatoes then take more) Oil for frying the potatoes 2 big sized onion or 3 medium sized onion roughly chopped 2 big cloves of garlic (if cloves are small then take…

One Lovely Blog Award

I thank Megala and Dimple for nominating me for One Lovely Blog Award.Please visit Megala’s Kitchen for the awesome and amazing traditional recipes. All her recipes are very nicely detailed with lots of pictorial description. Its very easy to follow them. Please also visit Dimple’s Cook Book for the lovely, easy and finger licking recipes. No matter how…

Veg Chowmein / Noodles

Servings: 2 Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup finely chopped purple cabbage/normal green cabbage 1/2 cup thinly sliced green bell pepper (capsicum) 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots 1/2 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper 1 cup mushrooms sliced 1 cup onion thinly sliced 3-4 green chillies thinly sliced (you can adjust it according to…

Raw Mango Chutney

Servings: a medium bowl Cooking Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup raw mango peeled and chopped roughly Half onion chopped roughly 2 cloves of garlic 1 tsp red chilli powder ( you can adjust it according to taste) 1 tbsp lime juice Salt to taste Water as required Procedure: Combine chopped mango,onion,garlic,red chilli powder,lime juice…

Fruit Cocktail with Zesty Lime Mint Dressing

Servings: 2-3 Preparation Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup pineapple chopped into small cubes 1/2 cup cherries deseeded and halved 1 cup cantaloupe chopped into  small cubes 1 cup honey dew melon chopped into small cubes 1/2 cup apple peeled and chopped into small cubes 2 tbsp sugar (you can add more if you want…

Roasted Potato Sandwich

Servings: 5-6 Sandwiches Cooking Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 4 medium sized potatoes boiled 3-4 green chillies finely chopped (you can adjust it according to taste) 1 tbsp grated ginger 3 tbsp refined oil (sunflower,peanut,rice bran etc) Salt to taste 1 tbsp roasted cumin powder 2 tsp red chilli powder (you can adjust it according to…

Methi Malai Mushroom (Mushroom in rich creamy gravy)

Servings: 2-3 Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 3 cups mushroom chopped into thick slices (around 200 grams) 1 cup onion finely chopped 2-3 green chillies finely chopped (you can adjust it according to taste) 1 tbsp grated ginger and garlic (2 cloves of garlic and 1 inch ginger) 2 tbsp refined oil(sunflower,rice bran,peanut etc any…

Pickled Jalapenos

Hello Friends, Today I am posting a recipe of Homemade Pickled Jalapenos.Pickled Jalapenos is favorite of almost every body and widely used in many dishes now a days,specially in pizzas,variety of tex mex dishes and sandwiches.It elevates the flavor by adding a little kick to the dish.Pickling the jalapeno at home is very simple and…

Sweet and Sour Pumpkin Curry(Khatti Mithi Kaddu ki Sabji)

Servings: 2 Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 3 cups pumpkin (chopped into medium sized cubes) 1 tbsp refined oil 2 whole dry red chillies 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds (methi) 1/4 tsp fennel seeds (saunf) 1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) Salt to taste 1 tsp turmeric powder (haldi) 1 tsp red chilli powder (you can adjust…

Semolina Pancakes

Hello Friends, Today I am going to post recipe for semolina pancakes.It is a super easy recipe which you can make any time.My mom used to make this for me and I used to love it .I am going to tell two methods of making pancakes in this recipe. You can use any method as…

Wheat Flour Panjiri

Hello friends, Today I am posting a recipe for Wheat Flour Panjiri. It is super easy to make.This is a desert which is usually made as prasad (offering) for God Satyanarayana on Purnima. There are other varieties of panjiri as well like besan panjiri,dhaniya panjiri.I will soon post recipe for these as well.Friends try this…

Jhatpat Paneer

Hello Friends, Today I am going to post a paneer recipe, I have named it as Jhatpat Paneer because once I was in a situation where I had no time and I had to prepare dinner for few guests. I peeked into my pantry and I had paneer then I came up with the idea…