Bengali Food
Food  /  Published 13.07.22

In pictures: Kolkata-style street food in New Delhi’s CR Park

This ‘mini Bengal’ in the capital is home to numerous stalls selling phuchka, kathi roll, aloor chop and more ...
By Shayeree Ghosh

Food  /  Published 12.07.22

From pickles to jams, keep the mango mania alive with these recipes

Ingredients: 20 medium size pieces of raw mango  500gm mustard oil 4 tsp mustard powder 4 tsp dry roasted cumin powder  4 tsp red chilli powder 4 tsp turmeric powder Dice the mango...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Food  /  Published 02.07.22

Four recipes that prove mutton is G.O.A.T.

This rich, milky stew, with the goodness of veggies and the bite of mutton, with a dollop of butter on the top, is more than enough to prepare you for Monday and just about anything! Ingredients: ...
By Pooja Mitra

Lifestyle  /  Published 30.06.22

An ode to ‘Haridaser bulbul bhaja’ and the Bengali’s favourite Prithviraj

There are some figures in history that become the stuff of legends and literature. Prithviraj Chauhan is one of them. A beloved king, a lover, a warrior, this figure from history has found his way int...
By Rumela Basu

Food  /  Published 21.06.22

In pictures: Five Kolkata restaurants with the best kosha mangsho

This mutton curry is every Bengali’s favourite and it’s time to revisit these classics...
By Aatreyee Mohanta


Food  /  Published 15.06.22

The tale of ‘teto’: Why we love ‘shukto’ and the bevy of Bengali bitters

Ingredients: Sojne phul ( moringa flowers) – 125gms Mustard paste – 1 and a half teaspoon Nalte pata (edible leaves of the jute plant. They are bitter in taste) – 5 or 6 For t...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Food  /  Published 13.06.22

(S)mashing favourites: Five ‘bharta’ recipes to try out this week

Bacon and aloo, the two perennial favourites, come together in this smooth mash recipe that is a hug in a bowl. Boil and peel potatoes before mashing them to a fine consistency. Add a pinch of salt, ...
By Pooja Mitra

Food  /  Published 04.06.22

From kosha mangsho to aam sorbet: Recipes to put a hungry smile on any jamai’s face

All’s well that ends well, they say. This quick and easy sorbet recipe has the coolness of ice cream with the goodness of mangoes! Recipe: Take a couple of ripe, sweet mangoes and scoop out ...
By Pooja Mitra

Food  /  Published 27.05.22

Flavours of Bengal at Riwaz by Atul Kochhar

The Bengal influence in the Riwaz menu can be seen in dishes like Begun Bhaja and Roti Roll. “There’s also Khichuri, which we call a Salmon Kedgeree, and a lobster curry, Mocha Chingri Jho...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Eat  /  Published 27.05.22

Have you been to Babu Culture, yet?

Kolkata meets Calcutta in Dover Lane’s newest eatery, Babu Culture. The restaurant celebrates colonial cuisine and recipes from the by-gone era such as Mashladar Anarash Bhaja, Narkel Shorshe di...


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