Panelle | Pane e Panelle~ Sicilian fritters on Burgers

Panelle

Panelle is Sicilian fritters made from chickpea flour or Besan with spices and herbs added. These are popular Street food, often enjoyed as part of bread roll like a sandwich. These are called Pane e Panelle when these fritters are sandwiched with bread. When I first read about this, I was so excited as this was […]

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Lángos ~ Hungarian Fried Bread

Lángos from Hungary

Lángos is a deep fried flat bread made of a dough with flour, yeast, salt and water. It is a popular street food from Hungary and it is also called as the Hungarian Fried Bread. This flatbread is deep fried and topped with sour cream and grated cheese. The cheese melts and oozes down. It […]

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Arancini | How to make Arancini di Riso

Arancini - An Italian Street Food

Arancini are the famous Italian Rice balls stuffed with Mozzarella. These are a common street food in Sicily. Although these are popular as street food, these make a wonderful appetizer or finger food. These deep fried balls are crusty and crunch on the outside and soft with cheese oozing out on the outside. I googled […]

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Rajasthani Mirchi Vada Pav

Rajasthan Mirchi Vada Pav

Rajasthani Mirchi Vada Pav or also known as Jodhpuri Michi Vada is a popular street food, commonly served as a breakfast dish. This is a spicy bajji or pakora as the North Indians refer, where you have the Green chili stuffed with a spicy potato stuffing spiced with North Indian spices. Mirchi Bajji is one of my […]

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Chilli Gobi | How to make Chilli Gobi

Chilli Gobi

Chilli Gobi is one of the many popular street foods available across the country. Though I haven’t exactly eaten from the roadside eatery shops, I have surely tried it in restaurants. This is very much similar to how Gobi Manchurian is made but its spicier with green chillies and capsicum being added. Fried Gobi features […]

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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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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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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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Jilapi | How to make Chanar Jalebi

Jilapi

Jilapi or Bengali Chanar Jalebi is my choice for J. I didn’t really search much for this alphabet as this was the first one that made me pick up this theme. Amma spoke to me about Bengali Jalebi and I remembered reading about Chanar Jalebi. So Jilapi, as it is referred by the Bengalis, is made […]

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