Tota Puli | How to make Bengali Tota Puli

Tota Puli

Tota Puli is my choice for T in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. There are some traditional sweets starting with T such as Talsansh Sandesh, Tangail Cham Chama, while I also came across Tripti, a Sweet shop version. For a long time, I was hooked on Tal sansh Sandesh as this one seems […]

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Sita Bhog | How to make Sitabhog

Sita Bhog

Sita Bhog is my choice for S in the A to Z Bengali Sweets Series. I don’t think I came across any other Bengali Sweet starting with S that prompted me to select. I first read about this in a “Must eat Bengali Sweets” list and very reluctantly chose this, hoping I would get another […]

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Roshogolla | How to make Spongy Bengali Rasgulla

Rasgulla

Roshogolla or Rasgulla is my choice for R in the A to Z Bengali Sweets Series. I didn’t search for other dishes starting with R. I am listing out what came into my eyesight. This Ranga Aloo-r Pantua is a Sweet Potato Dumplings in Syrup similar to Pantua with just chhana, then we have Raj […]

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Quick Rasmalai | How to make Instant Rasmalai

Quick Rasmalai

Quick Rasmalai is my choice for Q in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. I was planning on Quick Sandesh, however, all Sandesh varieties get done quickly, so there was no point in having a dish in this name. Then I even thought of making something with Quaker Oats to make a Sandesh. I […]

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Nikhuti Payesh | How to make Nikuti Payesh

Nikhuti Payesh

Nikhuti Payesh is my choice for N. The other N I had was Nalen Gurer Payesh, so many to do with the Nolen Gur Jaggery. Since this is a winter ingredient and on top, I have read many Bengali Food Bloggers in Chennai lamenting that they don’t get it here, I knew it was not […]

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Danadar | How to make Danadar Mishti

Danadar

Danadar is my choice for D in the A to Z Bengali Sweets Series.  In this google book, I read about Danadar, Danadar Sandesh and Dilbahar. I couldn’t understand the Dilbahar recipe. So I shortlisted Danadar and Danadar Sandesh. I knew one is boiled version of the chhana and the other a Sandesh version. However, […]

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Channar Puli | How to Make Channar Puli

Channar Puli

Channar Puli was my final pick for the alphabet C in the A to Z Bengali Sweets. I had a variety of dishes to select from, some I dropped as I wanted to use for another alphabet, some didn’t interest me enough. Channar was the obvious choice for this alphabet which refers to the Chhana. […]

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Pudina Pulao | How to make Easy Mint Rice

Pudina Pulao

Pudina Pulao is one of that easiest pulaos you can make for your Kids lunch box as this is cooked in a pressure cooker and gets done very quickly. I have used a ground paste for this pulao. If you have time in the morning to grind you can, else this can be done ahead […]

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