Fariyali Kadhi / Fasting Curry

Fariyali Kadhi is a curry which is cooked with ingredients that are consumed while fasting. Yoghurt and amaranth flour combine to make this a delicious curry. Fariyali Kadhi makes an ideal fasting meal along with Samo Rice or Rajigiri ki Roti. It can be enjoyed while one is fasting on festivals like Mahashivratri, Ekadashi and…

Orange Rasagolla

Orange Rasagolla is a fusion version of the traditional Bengali sweet Rasagollas. These are stuffed with orange fiber and dunked into orange syrup. A recipe with O and my first thought is O for Orange! The very first dish that came to mind was Orange Rasagollas, I could also make Orange Sandesh, but I am…

Nimki

Nimki is a crisp, crunchy, flaky deep-fried snack made with maida and ghee. The flaky snack is the specialty of Bengali’s. We are doing an A to Z series for the regular BM, and this month I have chosen to cook from Bengal. My theme for this series is Pick One State and make Three…

Mishti Doi

Mishti Doi is a traditional sweet from the Bangla kitchen. This thick, creamy, and absolutely delicious yogurt is enjoyed by all. Mishti Doi is my choice for the alphabet ‘M ‘ in the A to Z series that we are doing for our regular BM. I have picked the theme Pick One State and Cook…

Palak ka Paratha

Palak ka Paratha is an Indian flatbread made with the superfood spinach and whole wheat flour. The paratha is nutritious as well as delicious. Palak parathas are a perfect snack for school going kids, these parathas provide them essential vitamins and minerals. Spinach / Palak is full of iron and adding lemon juice, which is…

Gajar ka Paratha

Gajar ka Paratha is an Indian whole wheat flatbread made with grated carrots and spices. The flatbread is quick to make and makes a wonderful breakfast. This week I have picked the theme ’ Back to School ’. Well if I had to post what I had back in school it would be very different…

Beetroot Paratha

Beetroot Paratha is a healthy paratha made with whole wheat flour and beetroot. These pretty looking parathas are nutritious and make a perfect lunch box recipe. We start with another edition of Blogging Marathon and for this month I have chosen the theme ’ Back to School.’ School had always been fun and I have…

Ladoo Besan Kaju ka

Ladoo Besan Kaju ka is a traditional Indian sweet made with Bengal gram flour and Cashews. It has a dash of cardamom which adds on to this rich and exotic sweet. L for Ladoo Besan Kaju ka! This my pick for the alphabet L for the A to. Z series under the theme Pick one…

Khoya Makhana Matar

Khoya Makhana Matar is a rich, exotic gourmet curry from the state of Uttar Pradesh. The dish is exotic with its ingredients but very quick to prepare and very delicious too. Khoya Makhana Matar is a dish that I roughly jotted down while watching Northern Flavors Subh Vivah, a cookery show which gave us the…

Jeera Poori

Jeera Poori is an Indian Flatbread which is made of wheat flour and spiced with the cumin seeds. It is a puffed, deep-fried golden flatbread from Uttar Pradesh. I made three different Pooris for the Uttar Pradesh Thali. The original plan was to post all Thalis in April from different states and then post different…