Mix Dal Khichdi

What is the English name for khichdi? The dish’s name, khichdi, is derived from the Sanskrit term “khicca,” which means “rice and legumes.” It goes by several names, including khichri, kichuri, and kichadi. The most commonly used lentil is moong dal, which is the split / skinned version of green gram, also known as moong beans. … Read more

Parse Macher Tel Jhal /Mullet Fish Curry

Parse Mach

“Parse” refers to mullet fish, “Macher” refers to fish, and “Tel Jhal” refers to gravy or curry. Fish An Identity of Bengalis  Bengalis and their penchant for fish require no introduction. They eat to live and spend the majority of their earnings on food. These aren’t quips, but rather the harsh reality of Bengalis. Without … Read more

Lauki Ki Sabzi / Bottle Gourd Recipe

bottle gourd slicing

Why Is Lauki (Bottle Gourd) Such a Popular Summer Food in India? Here’s why lauki/bottle gourd is regarded as a must-have summer dish: Contains Essential Nutrients – Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin E are all found in this one vegetable. Manganese, potassium, and iron are among the other minerals found … Read more

Healthy Dal Recipe

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MASOOR DAL   Ingredients: 1 cup masoor dal 1 and 1/2 cup water 1 small size chopped onion 1 small size choppped tomato 2 green chillies (as per taste) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tbsp mustard oil Procedure: Put 1 cup of masoor dal with 1 and 1/2 cup of water in … Read more

Pan Cake Global Style

Pancake with honey topings

    Ingredients: 1 cup maida/all purpose flour 1 and 1/2 cup milk 1 cup mashed over ripe bananas 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder 1 cup powdered sugar 1 tbsp butter/refined oil 1tbsp honey/chocolate syrup for garnishing   Preparation:   In a bowl mix all dry ingredients thoroughly then gradually add milk … Read more