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Sukha Chicken Bharta/ Spicy Dry Mashed Chicken

Chicken Bharta is a very delicious North Indian side dish liked by all. Bharta means mashed or scrambled. After baigan ki bharta this one is very popular. This particular recipe has many version. Some are prepared in gravy style while other a dry version. Today I am sharing with you all the dry chicken bharta recipe try to recreate the dhaba style  (road side North Indian open air traditional restaurant) where it is popular as sukha chicken bharta.

Adraki Masoor aur Palak Daal / Ginger, Red Lentil Spinach Soup

Daal is regular make almost in every Indian house. Today I am sharing with you all a very healthy and delicious daal preparation from my friend Jagruti’s kitchen. This is my take to the Potluck Party Cyber Style we are celebrating today. Thanks to Jagruti who share this wonderful recipe in her delicious food blog Jagruti’s Cooking Odyssey. All my family loved this ginger flavored daal and I am sure you all will love it too.

Bhadhakopi Diye Bhetki Maanch arr Mourala Maanch Bhaja

Bengali’s love fish…I think after cat’s if anyone in the whole world love fish so much they are Bengalis…=P =D. You will get million of fish recipes in Bengal. Every other house will come with something new and unique recipe. My house is no exception. Today I am going to share with you an age old recipe and a new recipe back to back….Mourala Maanch bhaja (white bait fry) and Badhakopi diye Bhetki maanch (bhetki fish cooked in cabbage). So here comes the recipes. Give it a try and relish some delicious fish recipes in Bengali style.

Green Pabda Maanch/ Ompak Pabo in Green Gravy

Pabda/ompak pabo fish are very delicate sweet fish loved by every Bengali. Mostly it is cooked with mustard popular as sorshe pabda. But today I thought of cooking it differently with fresh coriander and mint leaves. Relish this awesome fish on a green gravy. I assure you will love it.

Patishapta/ Bengali Pancake with coconut stuffing

The Bengali month of Poush, the winter month brings different opportunities for the Bengalis to hog on to their favorite sweet delicacies. The last day of Poush is celebrated as Poush Sankranti in West Bengal and Bangladesh. This day is considered auspicious among the Hindus and pilgrims from different parts of the country gather at Gangasagar, the point where Ganga river meets the Bay of Bengal. Pilgrims come here with the belief that- an early morning dip in the river will wash away their earthly sins, this fair is knows as "Gangasagar Mela". This last day of Poush is celebrated as "Poush Parbon" or "Pithe Parbon" this is the most awaited day to pamper the bengali sweet tooth as various sweet delicacies are prepared known as pitha or pithe. Pitha or pithe in Bengali is a type of cake, dimsum or bread common in Bangladesh and India, especially the eastern states of Assam, Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar,Jharkhand and the northeastern region. Till date va…

Bele Mancher Jhaal

Bele mancher jhaal is a spicy delicious dish from traditional Bengali kitchen mainly jhal mean hot preparation where the use of chilly is bit more than regular cooking but adjust the heat according to your choice and enjoy the preparation. Bele maanch or Scribbled goby” is a very delicious fish and easy to digest. You can cook this fish in various other ways too but today I am sharing with you the one most interesting. The creamy tomato paste with crunchy raw onion add make this dish very unique. Bele fish are generally medium in size but this time I am fortunate to get some small version. If bele fish is not avaible in your part you can try this with any other fishes too and let me know how you like it. So relish bele mancher jhaal with hot steamed rice.

Green Peas Upma

Upma or Uppuma or Uppittu is a common South Indian and Sri Lankan It’s very delicious breakfast dish, cooked as a thick porridge from dry roasted semolina. Upma has cross the regional boundaries and become favorite in all parts of India. Fresh green winter peas are my pick today which goes very well with this dish adding rich colors and awesome deliciousness. Today I am taking this to our Potluck Party Cyber Style. I am sure as this dish is enjoyed by me and family so will it be enjoyed by all my friends.