Chayote curry… Quash er Dalna

Iskos, Chayote or locally called quash belongs to guard family. It has a pear like shape with deep liner indentations in the body alongwith its skin. It has thin but firm skin which is edible too. The centre core contains a soft small seed which is edible too. Its white flesh is creamy and crunchy…

Mochar Cutlet.. Banana flower Cutlets…

In my earlier posts I have discussed about the exotic dishes  prepared with Banana flower, the pith, stem   of banana plant  Lip smacking dishes are prepared out of each part of this plant.   Mocha Ghonto, Mochar Dhoka, Mocha Paturi  is common  preparation out of Banana flower. Today I have come up with another lipsmacking dish…

DAAB CHINGRI….prawns cooked in a coconut shell

“Daab Chingri” or prawns cooked in a cocoanut shell, is considered unique  and one of the most delectable dish among Indian Bengali dishes. You will be amused to know how this exotic dish is prepared by using only few ingredients. It is cooked inside the coconut shell and served straight out of the coconut shell….

Mutton Rezala

Rezala is basically  a curd, milk and nut based white mutton curry. Its consistency is free flowing and thinner compared to other Indian mutton curries. It is white in colour but extremely flavourful due to  use of  few but flavourant spices and hot with extracts of whole dry red chilis. It is perfect amalgamation of …

Chicken Kodom Phul……..Floral Chicken Dumpling

  Its treat to the eyes  and yummy in tummy. Its decorated chicken dumpling, shaped like flowers. Named after   “Kodom Phul”  , a flower which primarily grows in Tropical Region in India primarily Eastern and southern Part of India .  Its tropical tree native to South and South East Asia. See picture. The dumplings look…

Ice apple lemon Smoothie…..

Another cool cool recipe with ice apple. For 2 glass: Take two ice apple peeled and chopped. 4-6 spoon powdered sugar. Sugar quantity depends on the sweetness of the fruit. Sometimes they are bland, then you need to add 3 spoon sugar against 1 apple. 1/2 tspn pink/black salt. Juice of 1 small lemon. Put…

Taal Shash Payesh……Ice Apple Pudding

Its peak summer in India and Ice apples are overflowing the fruit market. Its water content and the natural sweetness is extremely refreshing in this scorching heat.  However, this fruit grows in limited parts in India. Eastern, Southern and part of south west Region. Delhi NCR does not get this fruit. Moreover people are not…