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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Pantua | How to make Bengali Style Gulab Jamun

Pantua

Pantua is my choice for P in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. I didn’t search for anything else when I read about Pantua. This is the most popular and commonly misunderstood sweet from Bengal. Everybody says this is same as Gulab Jamun. Even for Lyangcha that I made, many said its Gulab Jamun […]

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Lyangcha | How to make Langcha

Lyangcha

Lyangcha or Langcha is my choice for L in the A to Z Bengali Sweets Series. This Lyangcha is popular in West Bengal, Odisha, Assam and in the eastern regions of India. Traditionally it was prepared from Khoya, now it is replaced with milk powder and flour, deep fried and soaked in sugar syrup. It’s […]

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Jeera Rice | How to make Jeera Pulao

Jeera Rice

Jeera Rice is one of those staple rice dishes I end up cooking very frequently. While this is very much like the ghee rice, including different whole spices makes this different each time you make. Packing Kids lunch box is one of the most tiring tasks I do every week. When it was only Konda’s […]

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Quick Shahi Tukda

Quick Shahi Tukda

Quick Shahi Tukda is just what it says, it is as simple as setting a glass and arranging the layers. There is hardly any cooking involved. I even became lazy and used condensed milk as such and topped it with more layers. Konda enjoyed the servings I layered and chilled. This is just apt to […]

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Caramelised Mango Toast

Caramelised Mango Toast is just right what you want to dig in when you are either planning a meal for one or want to try new dishes with mangoes. In my case, it was neither and the plain need to make a new dish for the theme, prompted me to attempt at this and we […]

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Corn Capsicum Creamy Toast

Corn Capsicum Creamy Toast is one of those sinful toasts you can enjoy for any time of the day. When I make toasts for dinner couple of days back, I was so clueless on which one to eat more. Paneer Cheese Chutney Toast was equally addictive and we all ended up eating more than what we […]

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