Food

Food

Pantua & Lady Kenny

Pantuwa & Lady Kenny (Ledikeni) are two delicious traditional sweets which are very popular in West Bengal. It is a deep fried but very soft, reddish-brown sweet ball made of Chhana (Cottage Cheese) & dipped into sugar...

Shor Puria

Shor Puriya is a tempting dry sweet made from milk cream. The cakes of milk cream are baked to give the delicate taste to this sweet. There is also a similar kind of sweet...

Chitrakoot

Chitrakoot is a delicious sweet dish exclusively from Bengal and is served as a dessert at Bengali festive occasions and celebrations. “Chitrakoot” is specially made during marriages as without this sweet any Bangali remains...

Chingri Malai Curry

Chingri Malai Curry (Chingri Malaikari) is a delicious Prawn preparation with Coconut cream. Serving:   4 Preparation Time: 30 minutes Cooking Method: Stove / Gas Ingredient: 400 grams Prawns (large size) 4 tablespoon Cooking oil 1/2 Onion 4 Garlic cloves ...

Langcha

Langcha is a tempting Bengali sweet that originated from “Saktigarh” village in Bardhaman district of West Bengal. It is a reddish - brown coloured cylindrical sweet that melts inside your mouth as soon as...

Amriti (Amitti)

Amriti is a spiral, flower shaped juicy sweet, which is widely popular in Bengal. Look wise, Amriti is very close to Jeelipi / Jalebi but, the shape of Amriti is more spiral than Jeelipi....

Bhetki Machh-er Paturi

Bhetki (Asian sea bass) fish wrapped in banana leaf with mustard paste and slow cooked in steam. Serving:   6 Preparation Time: 40 minutes Cooking Method: Steam Ingredients: 1 kg Bhetki (Sheep-head) fish or 10-12 pieces 1 big Banana leaf 1 cup...

Pati Shapta

Pati Shapta is a traditional Bengali sweet made during the occasion of ‘Poush Sankranti’. It is a famous home-made Bengali sweet & probably the most popular among the other “Pitha” or sweets that are...

Five Mouth-Watering Bengali Snacks

Kolkata, a.k.a. the city of joy, has an un-ending list of mouth watering snacks. These snacks are commonly known as Jol Khabar among Bengalis. These Jol Khabars are a Bengali’s ultimate respite to escape...

Bhapa ilish (Hilsa)

Serving: 4 Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Method: Microwave Ingredients: 8 Hilsa fish (ইলিশ মাছ) pieces 6 tablespoon mustard oil 1 & 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 3 tablespoon mustard powder or mustard paste 4 green chili Procedure: 1. Marinate the Hilsa pieces...