Chaltar Achaar Recipe | Elephant Apple Chutney | Elephant Apple with Mustard Paste
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Chaltar Achaar Recipe | Elephant Apple Chutney | Elephant Apple with Mustard Paste

Elephant apple is native to Asian countries and widely available in the Eastern part of India. In West Bengal we call it Chalta which is also known as Karambel in Nepali and Hindi and in Assam it is known as Ou tenga and widely used in many dish preparation. Elephant apple is hard and round…

Til Aloo Ko Achaar | Sesame Potato Snacks | Til Aloo Recipe
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Til Aloo Ko Achaar | Sesame Potato Snacks | Til Aloo Recipe

Til Aloo is a typical Nepali snacks and one of the dishes very close to my heart. This is the first dish I have made for the first time, with the help of my sister, when I was in school. During our school days we were not allowed to get into the kitchen. This dish…

Bok Phool Bhaja | Agasti Flower Fritters | Bokful Bhaja Recipe
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Bok Phool Bhaja | Agasti Flower Fritters | Bokful Bhaja Recipe

Agasti is a very popular flower in Asian countries and popularly known a Bok Phool in West Bengal, India. In Bengali Bok means Crane and due to its bird look alike crane it is known as Bok Phool. This curvy shaped flower is creamy white in color. Bok Phool bhaja is a very tasty and…

Kabith Bharta | Wood Apple Mash | Kaitha Chutney | Wood Apple Sauce | Wood Apple Bharta Recipe
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Kabith Bharta | Wood Apple Mash | Kaitha Chutney | Wood Apple Sauce | Wood Apple Bharta Recipe

Because of its hard wooden shell it is named as Wood apple with an appearance of Bael fruit and its pulp is greenish brown in color with many crunchy edible seeds. It is sour and pungent in taste and has little similarities of tamarind with funky smell. In India it is grown and found in…

Moringa Drumstick Recipe | Sojana Data Posto | Sojana Data Chorchori | Dry Drumstick and Poppy Seeds Vegetable Recipe
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Moringa Drumstick Recipe | Sojana Data Posto | Sojana Data Chorchori | Dry Drumstick and Poppy Seeds Vegetable Recipe

During the summer what I like is something simple, as it is vegetables are scarce during the summer months and one is not left with much choice. The drumstick tree is also known as Moringa Oleifera is a very useful tree wherein the leaves are eaten as greens, the flowers are also edible and the…

Ambra Fruit Chutney Recipe | Umbra Fruit Sauce| Ambrella Chutney| Ambra Chutney
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Ambra Fruit Chutney Recipe | Umbra Fruit Sauce| Ambrella Chutney| Ambra Chutney

Ambra which is also called as Umbra, Ambrella, Hop plum, June plum etc. It is a tropical fruit and possesses essential nutrients needed by the body, also one of the richest sources of Vitamin C. It is sour in taste and found during summers. It has anti-ageing properties, helps to treat a cough, improves vision,…

Kumro Saag | Kumro Saag Chorchori | Pumpkin Leave Recipe
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Kumro Saag | Kumro Saag Chorchori | Pumpkin Leave Recipe

Kumro Saag; is one of my winning dish in the Best Saag Category. ¬†It is one of the popular Bengali saag and made in a different variation. Though in Delhi, it is not really available all the time, but whenever I find them in my local vegetable market, I buy them or I go to…

Kolar Khosha Bata | Raw Banana Peel Mash | Banana Peel Recipe
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Kolar Khosha Bata | Raw Banana Peel Mash | Banana Peel Recipe

Very few people know that raw banana peel is edible and can be eaten. It contains fibre, protein, magnesium, potassium and Vitamin B. It also, helps in good sleep, protects your heart and controls depression. In the eastern part of India, it is eaten a lot with hot boiled rice. My mom always uses to…