Soft Spongy Rasmalai

The Perfect Rasmalai | Rossomalai: Durga Puja Special Recipe

Durga Puja is the theme for the 111th Foodie Monday Blog Hop and here I am with the recipe for Rasmalai, one of my favourite desserts. I am super pleased at how perfect it turned out and look forward to making it again soon. Durga Puja is just a couple of

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Bengali Chaler Payesh | A Rice Kheer cooked in Bengal

Chaler Payesh | Bengali Rice Kheer

Now that Ganeshotsav is over, it is time to look forward to Navratri and Durga Puja. I have been thinking of a range of dishes to make to celebrate these festivals and I kick-off the series with the recipe for a traditional Bengali favourite called Chaler Payesh. It is a

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Shukto | Bengali Style Mixed Vegetables cooked in a mustard and poppy seed paste

Shukto | Bengali Style Mixed Vegetables for Durga Puja

With Durga Puja festivities in the air, Bengali food is on my mind. Today I present Shukto, which is a whole load of vegetables cooked in a mustard and poppy seed paste and milk. The result is a very different tasting vegetable that tastes phenomenal with hot rice and ghee. My colleagues

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Durga Puja Recipes

Durga Puja Recipes

I love Navratri in general. It is a time when Mumbai is all aglow with colour, and there is song, and dance in the air. Towards the end of the Navratri period comes this festival of Durga Puja, that is very special to Bengalis and others in East India. This is a

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Bengali Tomato Khejur Aamshottor Chutney | Bengali Style Tomato, Date, and Mango Leather Chutney

Bengali Tomato Khejur Aamshottor Chutney | Tomato, Date, Mango Leather Chutney

When I first read about the Bengali Tomato Khejur Aamshottor Chutney, I wanted to try it that instant. Much water has flown under the bridge and I finally got round to making this delectable Bengali Style Tomato, Date, Mango Leather Chutney this past week. I also think the timing is perfect

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Mishti Doi – Durga Puja Special Recipe

Mishti Doi is one of my favourite Bengali desserts. Yes, I love the Payesh, Rosogulla, Kancha Gola, and more, but there is something about the caramel-flavoured Mishti Doi that I cannot resist. One of the best places to find great Mishti Doi is at Durga Puja. It is one of my favourite festivals and

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