The earliest memories of Aloo Palak dates back to my school lunch box, when my mother would whip up quick vegetable delight which would be devoured with generous bites of chapatti carefully wrapped in foil paper to preserve their warmth.Due to lack of time, ma would just mix the spinach with the potatoes , instead… Continue reading Aloo Palak (Spinach and Potato) Not the conventional way
Take a Bong (Bengalis as they are colloquially known) and ask him his favourite vegetarian dish, though it might take him a while as we Bengalis are spoiled for choice, I am pretty sure Aloo Posto ( Potato with poppy seeds ) will definitely make it on to that list.. Next only to Fish curry and… Continue reading A Bong favourite; Long overdue..
The thing is a Bengali would give anything, practically anything for Mangsho bhaat, (meat and rice) and my husband is no different… P’s love affair with Mutton is strong that his wife might just have to compete for his affection…. So after a whole load of research, I managed to locate a Bengali Grocery store… Continue reading Robibarer Mangsho (Sunday meat curry)
There are some dishes you never stop loving.. for me it is kalojeera diye aloor torkari.. I have loved this vegetable dish since I can remember.. As a kid all I wanted in my lunch box was luchi and aloor torkari.. Not that I got my wish every-time, but Sunday mornings were special, mum would… Continue reading Kalojeera diye Aloo (Potato with Nigella seeds)
No matter, where ever we are, we Bengalis can never really stay away from our food, our cusine. So now that I am all settled in the 3rd continent; that being the USA, I have had enough of hamburger, pizza, steaks… Its about time my palate had a taste of the home cooked traditional bengali… Continue reading The Bong Connection!!