Begun Bhaja | Bengali Pan-fried Brinjals

Begun Bhaja is perhaps the easiest dish the I have ever cooked and one of the most delicious. It was the perfect accompaniment to the yummy Bhoger Khichuri but I can see it becoming a staple in my home to accompany Sambar Rice or the simple Curd Rice. Here is the recipe without

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Bengali Bhoger Khichuri | Niramish Khichuri with Baigun Bhaja – Durga Puja Special

After many years of trying, M and I finally went together for Durga Puja this year. I must confess that all the trying was on M‘s part and I was always the person who dropped out. When I finally made it to the Pujo this year and experienced the Anjali

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Alu Phool Kopir Dalna (Bengali Potato and Cauliflower Curry)

With an aunt who married a Bengali and a Bengali best friend who is the ultimate foodie, Bengali food could not be too far from my agenda. The first time I ate Alu Phool Kopir Dalna was at my Doddamma’s home. Her family did not prefer spicy food and so I ate a relatively mild

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Omeletter Jhol or Bengali Omelette Curry

The only place where I have ever eaten Omeletter Jhol or Bengali Omelette Curry is in my dear friend Madhumita’s home. The first time I ate this dish, it was a revelation and I instantly fell in love with it. In fact, Madhumita ensures that this curry is always served when

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