Roshomoti- Bhaja Puli

Bhaja Puli are one of the popular sweet dish made during Poush Parbon or the harvesting festival in Bengal.  These are melt in mouth stuffed Pithas. Shells are  prepared with boiled sweet potato and gobindobhog rice flour. Stuffing is of coconut, date palm  jaggary and nuts. These are deep fried and then dipped in jaggary…

Patishapta Pitha….Stuffed rice flour crapes

Patishapta Pitha are one of the most popular sweet dish made diring Poush Parbon or the harvesting festival in Bengal. These are basically rice flour crepes filled with coconut or khoya (reduced milk) stuffing. In all the stuffed pithas, the outer shell is called Khol and the stuffing is called Pur. I learnt the original…

Aam cheera makha ….wholesome summer special one pot meal

Its Mango Madness!!!! Come summer , I am good with this traditional famous Bengali  one pot breakfast bowl.  Aam is mango, Dudh is milk, cheera is beaten rice flakes and makha is mashed.  It may sound un appealing to many except people from Bengal, Assam and Bihar in India. But believe me this combination is…

Caramalized orange upside down cake…

There is nothing like the aroma of a freshly baked cake in your kitchen from scratch. Baking is all about measuring of ingredients , combining the ingredients and baking in right temperature. Keep an eye while its baking and take it out before its overdone. Happiness on the plate.  Ingredients: For Caramel 2 medium ripe…

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…

Daber Joler Ice Candy……Fruity Coconut water Ice Candy

Summer cool….Quench your thirst with this fruity coconut water ice candy. Go back to your childhood. Lick it to the last drop…..Njoy…. Method:     Take water- from  one Green Coconut.  Add 1 teaspoon sugar.(optional. If water is considerably sweet omit this step). Add pinch of salt and bring to boil Boil it in slow…

Upside down fruit muffins- Cranberries-Blueberries-Candied Fruits

In India we rarely get fresh cranberries or blueberries, so baked these muffins with dry berries. These do not give rich   colour to the sauce as in case of using fresh berries. In that case, one can use red food colour to make the muffins more attractive. Of course colour does not make any difference…

Desi… Atta cake… Wheat flour….jaggery…carrot…dates!!!

So Desi, so healthy. Cake with wheat flour, jaggery, carrot, dates. No sugar, no butter, no egg. Recipe credit to Rupali, her blog madaboutcookingwithrupali.com. The recipe was so interesting that I thought of trying it. The basic ingredients are same with little change here and there, the final result was awesome. Instead of pressure cooker…