Khichuri recipes

Classic Bengali Rasgulla

Classic Bengali Rasgulla

The Bengali Soul Food On A Rainy Day – Mung Bean Bhuna Khichuri With Pickled Onion. When it comes to Bangladeshi sweets made of chhana(except for pranhara, or sandesh) such as the famous Bengali rasgolla, pantua, kalojam, I was a total failure for the longest time
Pomegranate Almond Raita

Pomegranate Almond Raita

The fragrant bhuna khichuri of the Puja held the same delicious significance for me as the Chicken curry and Misti Pulao for Christmas lunch did
Stir Fried Rice with Kale

Stir Fried Rice with Kale

Bhuna Khichuri – an Indian Risotto. Stir Fried Rice with Kale. Another Kale tale. I won’t write any. Only a recipe
Mishti Doi – Durga Puja Special Recipe

Mishti Doi – Durga Puja Special Recipe

I absolutely love the Bhoger Khichuri or Niramish Khichuri and Baigun Bhaja combination and now that I have mastered it make it often at home on non-Pujo occassions as well
Moong Dal Halwa: Yellow Moong Halwa

Moong Dal Halwa: Yellow Moong Halwa

And we would have a good hearty Khichuri for our meals. Moong Dal Halwa. Yellow Moong Halwa. Moong Dal or the husked yellow Moong Halwa is a popular confection in the northern and north western regions of India
Top 10 Recipes of 2014

Top 10 Recipes of 2014

Khichuri. Mung Dal Khichuri. Happy New Year. The last few days of 2014 passed in a blink by spending time with family and friends, reflecting the lessons I have learnt over the year
Niramish Khichuri, Bengali Style....

Niramish Khichuri, Bengali Style....

So I decided to celebrate the day by cooking the traditional meal-- khichuri (rice and lentil cooked together with spices), tele bhaja (literally means fired in oil
Cuisine of Bengal

Cuisine of Bengal

Also some dishes are more popular in one part of Bengal like Bhuna Khichuri and Kaachi Biriyani are widely popular in Bangladesh but not in West Bengal
Saraswati Pujo & Topa Kool Er Aachar/ Indian Plum Pickle

Saraswati Pujo & Topa Kool Er Aachar/ Indian Plum Pickle

Saraswati Pujo to me means a host of things---it means the coming of spring, cuckoo's song floating in from far away, excitement in the air, bright orange and yellow marigolds nodding their heads in the breeze,  wearing crisp yellow saris with red borders, festive air in the house, the floors of our house decorated with alponas, the smell of incense, trying to follow the mantras and  concentrating hard to pronounce the difficult Sanskrit words correctly during the anjali, blowing hard on the conch shell to announce the start of the pujas, the sound of kashor ghonta reveberating in the air during the arati, asking for an extra sweet during the prasad ceremony, steaming hot khichuri for lunch