Indian Food

Recipe for Fried Bitter Melon / Gourd (Bhuna Karela)

Fried Bitter Melon Recipe Karela

I bring you my mother-in-law’s recipe of Bhuna karela which is easy to cook & good for health as well. Karela comes in many different varieties and is similar in shape to a cucumber. In the Indian grocery stores in the US, you'll find the Indian, dark green, spiky variety, while in the Asian stores, you'll find the lighter-green bitter-melons that are larger with a bumpy peel.

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All about the great Indian Samosa

All about the great Indian Samosa

Samosa is a popular snack in India, especially in Northern India. You can find it in every roadside tea stall, small and big restaurants, college canteens, movie theaters, etc. A quality Samosa costs somewhere around Rs. 10 – Rs. 25. Stuffed with spicy mashed potato and is served with some chutneys, in some places Samosa is served with Chola (curry ...

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Aloo Badam Recipe: Spicy dish made of Potato and Peanuts

Are you tired of having Aloo Posto and want to try something different? Please try aloo badam to have a different taste altogether. It’s simple, easy, and quick to cook as your Aloo Posto. Here I am sharing my Mom’s Best Aloo Badam Recipe. Its a spicy dish made of Potato and Peanuts and can be a great side dish. ...

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Mochar Ghonto Recipe : Dish made from Banana flower

Mochar Ghonto Recipe : Dish made from Banana flower

Mocha is the banana blossom (flower)  or also called a banana heart that grows at the end of the stem holding the cluster of banana. It’s deep cherry color when you go to buy it and needs a good cleaning process before cooking. This unique food is not only into Bengali food but also loved by south Indians. Here is ...

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How to make Spicy Banana Stem (Thod-er) Dish

Spicy Banana Stem Dish

Banana Tree not only gives you useful bananas, but most of the parts of the banana tree are edible. Today we would take up the inner stem of banana, which is very rich in fiber. The dish is called as Thoder Dish or Banana Stem Dish, which is a rich fibrous and spicy dish and goes well with Rice. The ...

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How to make Brinjal Jalfrezi (Recipe)

If you are interested in some typical Bengali food then here is the right choice that I can offer. If you want to have something spicy, something jhaal ( spicy), then this is the right choice. And I promise that it will make your mouth waters. It’s one of the most preferred menus at my home. In this post, I ...

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How to make Banana Stem Pulao (Thoder Pulao)

make Banana Stem Pulao

Hope you have tried with the thoder or Banana Stem dish (In case you did not, Try it now.) Yesterday I decided to cook the Banana stem in a different style and liked it. Its a different sort of dish, and tastes good even though one may feel that lust only a stem. How to make Banana Stem Pulao or ...

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English name of common Indian Spices and Ingredients (PDF)

English name of common Indian Spices

Spices are an essential part of Indian Cuisine, here is a list which I got on my old Hard Disk, and probably I got this info in some forwarded email. So, thought of sharing it here as we do have a recipes section here. Moreover, if you want to try cooking some Indian delight, this will be helpful for you. ...

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How to make delicious Vermicelli (Sewai) Poha

Poha

Here I come with another food which is easy to prepare & good for health as well.  Vermicelli (Sewai) Poha is a very regular foodstuff which I cook in 15 mins for office/breakfast. It is similar to the famous South Indian breakfast dish, also known as Semiya Upma or Vermicelli Upma. It is so light that you can snack it all ...

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How to make Yummy Chocolate Brownie (Recipe) at Home

Home Made Chocolate Brownie Recipe

Marriage is the most significant turning point in one’s life & as it is said second birth for all; which comes with lots of experiences and never-ending learning. My hubby loves sweet & especially has a craving for chocolate ice-cream; cakes; brownies. One day he complained that he is bore of having those regular ice-creams and expressed his desire to ...

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