Archive for the From The East

Shukto

It is a typical and traditional Bengali dish, which is prepared with minimum spices. In common words, you can call it the Mixed Vegetable, because it is made of almost every vegetable, available at home like cabbages, cauliflower, and tomato..

Labra

Labra, a scrumptious dish from West Bengal… Contains a selection of vegetables which is cooked over a low flame along with mild spices. Labra is a popular dish among the bong house-holds which is served with rice. This dish also.

Bengali Jhal Muri

This is popular street food of Kolkata which will not cost you more than 10 bugs, also enjoyed by the rich and the poor as well. The special pickle oil will savor your taste buds and gives it a pungent.

Veg Momos with Red Hot Chutney

 Spicy and tangy vegetable dumplings served with fiery hot paprika chutney a traditional Tibetan delicacy. Cooking Time: 35 mins Serves                : 4 Ingredients Dough Salt ¼ tsp Maida 1cup Oil 1tbsp Filling Salt – 1 tsp Pepper powder – ½.

Aloo Posto

Delicious potatoes cooked with posto, popular dish among bong households. Cooking Time: 30 Mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 5-6 potatoes (cubes) 4 tbsp poppy seeds ( khushkhus/posto) 2 tbsp mustard oil ½ tbsp onion seeds (kalonji) ½ tsp sugar ¼ turmeric.

Begun Bhaja

Begun bhaja a Bengali delicacy fried in mustard oil cooked with a tinge of turmeric. Cooking Time: 15 Mins Serves: 2 Ingredients 1brinjal (large) mustard oil( deep frying) salt to taste 1tsp turmeric powder red chili powder (optional) Method Cut.

Doodh Lau

A healthy dish made up of lau and milk perfect for a hot summer day. Cooking Time: 25 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 lau (medium sized) (lauki) (bottle gourd) 1 dried chilli (crushed) 1 tsp cumin seeds 4 tbsp milk.

Luchi with Aloor Dom

A breakfast comprising of luchi and aloo dom will make surely make your day. Cooking Time: 45 mins Serves: 4 LUCHI Ingredients 3 cups maida 3 tbsp (added to flour) oil Oil (frying) Salt to taste Water (making the dough).