Rawa Barfi

Rava Barfi is an Indian fudge-like sweet made with semolina, besan, coconut and khoya. It is a delicious sweet which is made for festivals. Rava is semolina and this Barfi is prepared with semolina as its main ingredient. Chickpea flour adds on to the ultimate flavour of this barfi, while it is the mawa which…

Qeema Matar

Qeema Matar is a delicious dish made with minced cauliflower and fresh green peas. The vegetarian dish is a great substitute for the original meat curry. Qeema or Keema is typically an Asian meat dish where the lamb meat is minced and cooked with peas and potatoes. Since we are vegetarians we obviously look for…

Paneer Kundan Kaliyan

Paneer Kundan Kaliyan is a rich curry from Awadhi Cuisine where marinated slices of cottage cheese are cooked in yogurt based gravy with onions, tomatoes, and whole spices. The Nawabi dish is finished with rose petals. Paneer or cottage cheese is very popular in Indian Cuisine. It can either be homemade or store-bought. While we…

Moongfali ki Chutney

Moongfali ki Chutney is a delicious accompaniment made with peanuts, coriander and green chillies. The spicy tangy chutney can be enjoyed with any snack. The most common chutney made in most houses is the green chutney. When I say green chutney obviously you will think of the green chutney made in your house, and I…

Fariyali Sookhe Aaloo

Fariyali Sookhe Aaloo is a side dish made with boiled potatoes, a quick and easy dish which can be enjoyed by itself while fasting or otherwise. Sookhe is dry and this Fariyali Sookhe Aaloo ki Sabzi is a very delicious form of dry potatoes. The slightly sweet, sour and spicy Sabzi tastes fantastic on its…

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…