Category: Bengali Recipes

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Kolkata Fish Biriyani

Ingredients (Serves 5) 1. Basmati Rice – 2.5 cups, soaked in enough water for 20 minutes and drained well     Whole spices – bay leaf – 1, cardamom – 6, cloves – 6, cinnamon stick – 3/4 inch     Ghee...

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Mishti Doi / Bengali Sweet Yoghurt

    Bengali sweets are yum. So so yum! And among the most popular Bengali sweets is the classic, delicately sweet  Mishti Doi. Mishti doi is sweetened yoghurt made by combining thickened milk, sugar and yoghurt in a claypot or earthenware,...

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Shrimp Ghonto

    Today I have a Bengali special dish – Ghonto. Ghonto is a mixed vegetable dish that can be prepared with different kinds of vegetables like potato, carrot, green beans, spinach, cabbage, bottle gourd, ridge gourd, snake gourd etc. The...

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Shami Kebabs

Today’s recipe is from one of my dear friends – my neighbor and a wonderful cook Zahera Ummat! People who live here in the U.S might know what I mean if I say that, I got friendly with my neighbors...