Friday, April 4, 2008

Bengali recipes

Namaskar and Welcome to Spice and Curry.
Recipes listed here are mainly Indian and specifically from an eastern region of India, known as Bengal. There are few experimental, some kid friendly and low calorie recipes also. Take your time and browse through, if you find anything worth of trying ,then do so and let me know how it turn out for you. Meanwhile if you need to ask any question, then ask in to the related post so that everybody can take benefit from it. I will try to answer to my capabilities. Enjoy your stay in Spice and Curry.

Mangsho Keema or Minced meat Curry
Pyanj Kolir Torkari
Topse Macher Bhaja
Sojne Data Torkari
Payesh and Tomato Chutney
Khichuri aar Ilish Mach bhaja
Bata Macher Jhaal ( Bengali Fish curry)
Chingri Macher Jhaal ( shrimp Curry )
Molor Chechki
Alo Begun Diye Macher Jhaal
Lao Ghonto
Luchi aar Alo Dom
Alo Posto and AAmer Ambol (Mango Chutney)
Kosha Mangsho ( Mutton Curry)
Potol(Parwal) Kumro(Pumpkin) Ghainte(curry)
Bhindi Bhaja(okra Fry)
Mixed Vegetable Curry
Borbotir Torkari(yard long curry) and Bandhakopir Torkari(cabbage shrimp stir-fry)
Pui Shaker Chorchori( Vegetable Medley)
Mangshor Keema
Pabda Macher Jhal
Neem Begun and Kundro Bhaja
Note(Amaranth) Shaker Chorchori
Jhinge Chingri
Pomphereter kalia (Fish Curry)
Papaya Chutney
Bhetki Fish Curry
Korola Kumro (Bittergourd Pumpkin Dr Fry)
Hassle Free Chicken Curry
Ilish Macher Rokomari -Bhappa,Dim Bhaja, Jhol
Pineapple Chutney
Panch Mishori dal (Five lentil Stew)
Narkel Naru
Luchi Cholar Dal,Begun Bhaja
Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom stir/fry)
Notey posto Labra
Begun Pora
Vegetable Cutlets
Mutton Keema Kabab
Khejuree tomato chutney
Korai daler boda
Noton gurer payesh
Gota Sheddu
Koraishutir porotha (pea porota)
Mutton Curry
Chingri Daler Pakoda
Shoro Chakli
Macher Chop-fish fritters
Doi Diye mach (Fish with yogurt)
Mushroom keema
Tandori Keema kabab
Pomphret Er Tel Jhaal (Pomfret Fish Curry)
Keema Diye ghughni (minced meat with yellow peas)
Ilish mach Diye bandhakopir Chenchra ( cabbage with ilish/hilsa fish dry fry )
Baked spicy Mustard haddock
Mach'er matha diye monger dal (mong dal with fish head -a Bengali delicacy)
Pomfret Coconut Fish Curry-Inspired by coastal cuisine
Mughalai Murg Musalam - a little variation from traditional musalam
Beet Rice Pulao
Granola ladoo and Doodh peda
Mishti doi-Sweetened curd
Bandhakopi palang kabuli cholar diye labra
Sedho puli
Oolkopi Torkari-kohlrabi dry stir/fry
couscous Upma and couscous corn mint salad
Palang shak'er Ghonto
Dal Stuffed Vegetables-Bell Pepper and Zucchini
Stuffed and Roasted Baby Chicken
Bandhakopir Torkari and dal bukhara
Aakhnir Jol Diye rui mach'er Pulao-Fish Yakhni Pulao

These are all tiffin-box recipes (assembled)/Duporer khabar

Home-made Jam
Kid's lunch-box recipe

Lunch-box recipes -1

( Beet Jhaal, Phulkopi Diye Bhetki Mach'er Jhaal -Bhetki Fish curry with cauliflowers a traditional recipe, and simple Mong dal )

lunch box recipes -2

( Seem Bandhakopir Chorchori- Hyacinth and cabbage stir/fry, Neem Begon -neem leaves with brinjal -a starter in every Bengali meal, Parshe Mach'er jhaal- Parshe ( a kind of small fish like bata fish curry) , and Dal.
A sweet dish- Ranga Aloor Pantua- Sweet potato gulab jamuns )

Lunch-box recipes-3

( Arhal Ki Dal- A UP cuisine speciality, Phulkopi Borir Jhaal -Cauliflower Bari Spicy Curry, Tomato Koraishuti diye Rui mach'er jhaal- Rui Fish curry )

Lunch-box recipes -4--
(Dal ,Aloor Dom ,Pepein Bhate, Koraishuti diye Mach'er Jhaal -peas Fish Curry)

Lunch box recipes(Potol diye Macher Jhal) - 5-
(Potol /Parval diye Pona Mach'er Jhaal -Parval Fish Curry,  Notey Shak'er Chorchori- Amaranthus with Poppy Seed paste stir /fry, Moong Dal .

Lunch Box recipes(Niramish- jhinge Posto)
( Niramish ranna -Jhinge Posto-Ridge gourd with poppy seeds paste, Korola kumro - a starter in every Bengali meal- pumpkin bitter gourd stir/fry with seasonings, Korai'er dal/Biurir Dal -urad dal )

Lunch Box Recipes(Sheem Shorshe,Beans Borir jhaal)

( Sheem Shorshe-Hyacinth leaves with  mustard seed paste, Beans Borir Jhaal and simple dal )

Mutton-liver spicy fry

Phulkopi diye monger dal and Oal Bhate

Recipe By categories
Doi Diye Mach( Fish with yogurt)
Stuffed and Roasted Baby Chicken
Pabda Macher Jhal
Minced Meat Curry
Pyanj Koli Chingri macher Torkari ( Shrimp and spring onion dry curry)
Bata Macher Jhaal ( Fish Curry)
Chingri Macher Jhaal ( Shrimp Curry)
Bengali Fish Curry ( Brinjal potato Fish curry)
Lao Ghonto ( Bottle Gourd Fish Curry)
Shrimp Carrot Beans Stir Fry
Chicken Curry
Jhinge Chingri ( Ridge gourd shrimp spicy curry)
Bhetki Fish Curry
Pomphreter Kalia ( Spicy Fish Curry)
Hassle Free Chicken Curry
Hilsa Fish Recipes, Steamed ,Egg Fry,Mustard Hilsa
Hearty Fish Curry
Bhetki Macher Chop
Mughalai Murg mussalam- a variation from traditional recipe
Pomfret Spicy Fish Curry-Inspired by coastal cuisine)
Omelette'er Jhaal
Chicken Curry-Another way
Doi Diye mach (Fish with yogurt)
Mushroom keema
Tandori Keema kabab
Pomphret Er Tel Jhaal (Pomfret Fish Curry)
Keema Diye ghughni (minced meat with yellow peas)
Ilish mach Diye bandhakopir Chenchra ( cabbage with ilish/hilsa fish dry fry )
Baked spicy Mustard haddock
Mach'er matha diye monger dal (mong dal with fish head -a Bengali delicacy)
Pomfret Coconut Fish Curry-Inspired by coastal cuisine
Mughalai Murg Musalam - a little variation from traditional musalam
Fish Yakhni Pulao

Laziz Lauki Kofta Curry-Inspired by Awadhi cuisine
Matar Mushroom
Lao Shake'er Chorchori
Beet Shake'er Chorchori
Pui Shager Chorchori (Vegetable Medley)
Drumsticks and Brinjal Curry
Nimona ( Pea paste curry )and Cumin fried Rice
Methi Shaag Bhaja
Matar paneer ( Peas Cottage cheese curry)
Molor Chechki ( raddish stir fry curry )
Palak Paneer ( Spinach and Cottage chesse curry )
Stuffed Bell Pepper
Zucchini Capsicum Curry
Aloo Dom
cauliflower Potato curry
Alo Posto
Long Yard Bean Curry and Cabbage Stir/Fry Mixed Vegetable Curry
Okhra Fry
Parwal Pumpkin Curry
Stuffed Jumbo Shells Kadhi with Besan Pakode
Note (Amaranth) Shager Chorchori
Neem Begun(Eggplant) and Kundro(Ivy Gourd) Bhaja
Handi Paneer
Paneer Manpasand
Bengali Treats, Luchi Cholar Dal and Begun Bhaja,Alor Jhaal
Niramish Jhol
Mangetout/snow peas diye shokno torkari-Mangetout dry stir/fry
Bandhakop palang kabuli cholar labra
Methi Matar -Another variation with dry yellow peas
Oolkopir Torkari
Couscous Upma
Palang Shak'er Ghonto
Dal Bukhara and Bandhakopir Torkari
Huli Podi or Sambhar powder
Sprout -Chaat
Alo Soya patte ki sabzi -Potato with dill leaves

Jeera Rice with Vegetables
Vegetable Pulao
Mujaddarah and Falafel
Beans Vegetable Pulao
Soya Rice
Chicken Biryani
Vegetable Rice Pulao
Chingri macher Pulao-Shrimp Rice Pulao
Beet Rice Pulao - got mentioned in NY times Blog Bitten


Assembled Breakfast , Roti aar begun Bhaja ( Brinjal fry ), Poha ( Rice Flakes fried with potato and onion
Beetroot Soya Kabab
Yogurt and Cereal Breakfast
Paanipuri Chaat
Luchi aar Alo Dom
Banana Pancake
Apple Cake
Topse Macher Bhaja ( Starters)
Baked Puff Pastry ( Starters)

Granola lado- Dodh peda
Taypari ( Gooseberry) Chutney
Payesh and Tomato Chutney
Steamed Cupcakes
Apple Cake
Coconut Ladoo
Almond Mango Kulfi
Mango Mousse
Penne Pasta Soup
Apple Salad
Couscous corn mint salad
healfy salad- A recipe by My 5 year old daughter
Fresh Corn mango Salsa
Mishti Doi -Sweetened Curd
Sedho Puli
Couscous diye payesh- sweet cous-cous

Baked Goodies
Baked Spaghetti
Apple Cake
Baked Puff Pastry
Carrot Cheddar Cheese Cookies
Honey cake
Whole wheat burger
Home-made bread
Pistachio Lemon Biscotti
Apple Buns or Apple Muffins
Black Forest cake
Strawberry Bread
Banana Corn Muffin
Ice-cream cake roll

Mango Lassi
Mango Lassi II
Tropical Smoothie
Ginger Tea

Some more recipes in 2010 ...Mix of traditional and experimental as well...

Bandhakopi Palang Kabuli Cholar Ghonto ( Cabbage Spinach and Chick peas Vegetable Medley )

Ilish mach'er matha diye Bandhakopir Chenchra (Vegetable with Hilsa Fish Head )

Keema Diye Ghughni- Yellow Matar with Minced meat

Sedhu Poli-( Steamed rice dumplings with sweet coconut filling)

Couscous payesh

Methi-Matar - Another version

Pomfret 'er Tel Jhaal- a spicy preparation of pomfret fish

Oolkopir torkari-Kohlrabi stir/fry

Cous-cous Upma and Cous-Cous mint salad

Healfy salad

Palang Shak'er Ghonto

Mushroom with Minced meat

Tandoori keema kabab

Doi Diye Mach-Fish in a Yogurt gravy

Dal/Lentil stuffed vegetables

Stuffed and Roasted baby Chicken

 Yogurt cereal Breakfast

Strawberry Bread

Dal Bukhara and Cabbage torkari/stir fry

Yakhni Rui Mach'er Pulao- fish yakhni Pulao

Ice-Cream Cake Roll

Mango Mousse

Huli Podi


Dill Leaves with Potatoes- aloo soya pattey ki sabzi

Chicken Chowmein

Buffalo Chicken Wings

Tangra Mach'er jhaal

Pabda Fish Curry

Bottle Gourd with Huli Podi

Quinoa with Scrambled egg

Rui Mach'er do Pyaza

Cute Duck Poris for Kids

Methi Huli Podi Paratha

Peshwari naan

Chicken yakhni Pulao

Dosa and sambhar

Thai Style Chicken Curry

Hyderabadi Lukmi or Keema Shingara

Cauliflower with Huli podi

Rui Fish with Cabbage

Steps in making Rotis- a beginners guide

Around The world- Craft Ideas

Baby Corn-Beans-Brinjal sabzi

Baby Corn Red Bell pepper Sabzi

Parota and Aloor torkari  and  Cherry banana Pancakes

Murg Shahi Korma

Zucchini Onion Fritters

Pista Murg Keema -Chicken mince with pistachios

Nimbu Ka Achaar-Lemon Pickle

Shorshe Mangetout/snowpeas


Till Ke Gajak-

Microwable Sandesh

Pabda Mach'er Shorsher Jhaal

Ever versatile Pressure Cooker Pulao

Pear Pancake

Coconut and Brussel sprouts stir/fry

Home-made granola cereal

Paneer Shahi Korma

Eggless walnut dates bread

Easy chicken noodle

Pistachios cookies

Kosha Shorshe Murgi -Chicken in spicy mustard sauce

Happy Cooking