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Bengali food encompasses the rich assortment of foods eaten in West Bengal in India and Bangladesh. The neighboring states of Assam, Orissa and Tripura have also borrowed richly from the cuisine of Bengal, a cuisine ... More »
Bengal Bay Chicken Wings
There are several ways to make your chicken wings hot and spicy, other than the usual one. Here is a unique way to blend up a mix of Indian spices for rubbing over chicken and spicing up the sauce. This type of chicken wings are surely going to be different... - 127.517
Banana Leaf Wrapped Fish With Salad
If you are visiting India, make sure to taste the fish dishes of the country. Someone has rightly said that this country is a land of fish and rice. Here in this video also, the chef tells how to make delicious steamed fish which goes along well with salad... - 124.5
Rasgulla Or Rajbhog Sweet (cheese Balls In Sugar Syrup)
If you're craving for something sweet then do try this recipe out. These are the delicious homemade rasgullas. Chef Bhavna shows this recipe step by step. This is a popular sweet dish all over India. Your family and guests will relish the rasgullas. Watch... - 95.1417
Ask a Bengali what is his favorite of all the Bengali sweets and the answer undoubtedly will be “Rosogulla.” The Bengalis abroad crave for these and wait for relatives to visit or ask them to ship the canned ones to them on festive occasions. Learn how to... - 67.9619
Bottle Gourd And Papaya Stew
A light and mildly sweet vegetable stew made with milk and a hint of ginger. A perfect Indian and Bengali meal starter with rice. - 54.2413
Khichuri is a favorite recipe for majority of Bong people. It is actually a combination of rice and lentils prepared together, by adding certain vegetables like potato, cauliflower, peas etc. This preparation is also served as a food offering or Bhog, in many... - 53.487
Macher Matha Diye Mug Dal
Machher Matha Diye Mug Daal (Lentil with Fish Head) is a very popular Bengali recipe, which is served mainly on festive days or in any family get-together. The recipe tastes best with the fish head of Rohu fish. As for the lentil, use small sized split moong... - 53.4482
Paanch Mishali Torkari
A mixed vegetables recipe hailing from West Bengal. Prepared with light spices and dried bay leaf, this juicy mixed vegetables preparation can contain your vegetables of choice and is usually mildly sweet because it almost always contains pumpkin. - 53.0259
Have you ever tried this wonderful Dhokar Dalna recipe. I often make it as a treat for myself. Try making the Dhokar Dalna for yourself and you will understand why I am so addicted to it! - 52.3577
1. Boil the milk. Keep aside for 5 to 7 minutes till its temp. drops to 70 cg.
2. Take 5 cups of sugar in 2 cups of water. Put the container on low flame. Stir sugar solution continuously till sugar is dissolved completely.
3. Raise the flame. Add 1/4 cup of... - 51.233
Radhaballavi is a delicious Bengali bread, which is stuffed with Chhola dal (Bengal gram) paste. It is usually served as breakfast with Chholar Dal (Bengal gram preparation) or Alur Dum (spiced Potato curry). It is also a favorite food to celebrate the Durga... - 50.925
Ilish Bhapa or Steamed Hilsa is a traditional dish of Bengal. Hilsa is a favorite fish for almost every Bengali person. This specialty cuisine is prepared with mustard paste. The hot and spicy taste of this dish completely depends on the type of mustard you... - 50.3932
Doi Machh or fish in curd is a special Bengali recipe, in which sour curd is added to prepare the gravy. The tangy taste of sour curd gets infused with the fish and creates a superb fish preparation. This recipe of Doi Machh can be prepared with any type of... - 50.3785
Cut open one end of the wax gourds and scoop out the seeds.
Reserve the cut off pieces.
Heat the oil in a pan and saute the onions till golden brown.
Add the ginger and garlic pastes and the chopped tomatoes.
Stir for a minute or two and add the curry powder,... - 50.3496
Mutton Cooked in light gravy. An all time favorite in East India. - 49.4236
Everyone who has had my yummy Rabri has fallen in love with it! Who wouldn't? It is just too tasty to resist! I love gorging on to this Rabri so much that I make it a point to make it during all the holidays! - 48.7484
My family loves this Channa Dalna Recipe. It is a simple and easy vegetable recipe. This dish is very popular in Bihar and Bengal. It is generally eaten during Lunch. Channa Dalna goes well with paratha, but it can also be eaten with rice . You will love this... - 48.6932
Bengali Bhapa Doi
Take in a bowl, milk, condensed milk and yogurt.
Whip them together till they are mixed thoroughly.
Put the raisins, almonds and pistachio nuts in it.
Empty the mixture into a pudding mould.
Use aluminum foil to cover the mold in a compact... - 47.3191
Tomator Chutney or pickled tomato is a typical Bengali preparation, which is served to finish off the Bengali meal, just before serving dessert. It is very delectable with a sweet and sour taste. You can adjust the sweetness according to your preference by... - 46.836
The nimki or salted flour chips is quite popular snacks for the Bijoya Dashami or Dussera celebration. It is also used as snacks to serve with any hot beverage. The best part of Nimki is that you can prepare ahead and store in airtight container for later use. - 45.2456
Shorshebata Jholer Machh Bengali
1. Clean and slice fish.
2. Apply turmeric and salt. Fry lightly (shallow fry).
3. Clean and soak mustard. Grind to a fine paste.
4. Grind green chillies and turmeric. Mix with mustard paste.
5. Heat oil till the smoke comes up.
6. Add a little water to the... - 44.8955
1. Grind turmeric, cumin, chillies, coriander to a paste.
2. Peel and cut potatoes into squares and wash well. Cut the cauliflower into flowerettes and wash.
3. Heat oil and fry the cauliflower. Add the ground spices and potatoes and fry well.
4. Add the... - 44.6804
Take a heavy bottomed non stick pan and heat the ghee in it over medium flame.
Put the semiya to the heated ghee.
Stir continuously and fry till it turns golden brown in color.
Now add to it, sugar, almonds and pistachio.
Pour the milk and keep... - 44.6564
Bengali Style Red Spinach Cooked With Bitter Gourds
Use only leaves and tender stalks of the red spinach.
Scrape the bitter gourds, cut into two vertically, and then slice them thinly. Soak in salted water.
Cut the potatoes into large cubes. Skin and cube the brinjal.
Place 1/2 cup ghee in a large pan. Allow... - 44.3234
Pabda Macher Sorshe Bata
Pabda Machher Sorshe Bata or Pabda fish in mustard sauce is a popular Bengali cuisine. It is another fish delicacy, which is served with warm rice. Depending on the size of the Pabda fish, you can keep them whole or half. - 44.1824
Add 4 cups of sugar and water in a pan and heat.
Make it boil and simmer till a medium consistency is reached.
Take the syrup off the fire and allow it to cool.
Next, mix the besan and 1 1/2 cup of water.
Also, mix the powdered rice and the bicarbonate... - 44.126
Mix the sugar with the water to prepare thin syrup.
Take the chhana or cottage cheese in a bowl.
Combine the hot syrup with the chhana.
Mix them completely.
Take a deep bottomed pan and boil the milk in it.
Mix the condensed milk with the boiled milk and... - 43.8274
First, peel off the skin of the potol and with the help of a spoon, take out the seeds from within.
Once that is done, the potols should be steamed, so that they become soft.
Next, take the khowa, michri, cardamom powder and colour and mix well.
The mixture... - 42.3359
Luchi is a type of puffed bread and it is very popular to all Bengali people. Basically, it is a breakfast item served with spicy potato curry, Bengal gram lentil or spicy chicken. However, you can also serve it with fruit jam or honey. In many of the Bengali... - 41.8211
Rich spicy YUMMY curry which makes fish everybody's favorite. - 41.596
Panch Phoorner Charchari Bengali
1. Peel and cut potatoes and pumpkin into 2.5 cm. (1") cubes. Cut brinjals into even-sized pieces. Shell peas.
2. Heat fat. Fry red chillies broken into small pieces, and slit green chillies, mixed spices and curry leaves. Add vegetables and saute.
3. Add... - 40.5222
I love this Sandesh recipe.This is a classic recipe. Sandesh is a very popular sweet in the Bengal region of India and Bangladesh. It is extensively used during Dussehra and other Bengali festivals . Sandesh makes your celebration more delightful. You... - 40.2544
Red Pumpkin And Ridge Gourd Cooked On Banana Leaves Bengali Style
Peel the ridge gourd and salt it lightly and allow the water to drain by placing it in a sieve for 30 minutes.
Squeeze the water from the gourd by hand and mix it with the finely chopped red pumpkin in a large bowl. Add the ground masala and the sour lime... - 40.1
This Murighonto is an incredibly delicious fish head and dal dish that you'd love with a bowl of hot rice ! Just try this Murighonto and let me know if you like it ! - 39.567
Bengali Style Rasgullas
Rasgullas....mmmm yummy. the very mention of it waters the mouth of any bengali or a person who loves sweet dish try it and i bet u will love it.... - 39.5305
A delicious and mouth watering snack made of eggplant - a favorite for all-time and anytime - 38.7316
Pressure Cooked Bhapa Doi
My friends love this Bhapa Doi recipe. This is a traditional Bhapa Doi Recipe . Bhapa Doi is a creamy delicious Indian dish. Bhapa Doi is a steamed curd dish that is eaten as sweet dish. Bhapa Doi is extensively used during Dushera or Durga pooja in West... - 38.3104
Chichuri - Bengali Rice N Lentil
Wash and soak rice and dhal separately for 1/2 hour.
Drain and dry.
Shell peas and slice medium onions.
Brown 1/2 the sliced onions in the hot oil, drain and keep aside.
Brown remaining sliced onions in the same oil with the sugar, masala and the dhal.
Stir... - 38.2831
Narkel Naru or Sweet Coconut Balls is another popular dessert served during the Dussera or Bengali New Year celebration. In fact, this homemade dessert preparation is a common item served in every puja as a food offering to the deity. It is very easy to... - 37.5529
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