Regional Food

Nirmala March 2, 2021

1. Bawra : Anything that has been mashed and then formed into rough roundish shape and fried, generally in mustard oil. Generally served with rice as a starter, or served with puffed rice crisps as a snack. The baora actually has quite a few different kinds. When potatoes are fried in a light chickpea flour […]

Nirmala March 2, 2021

1. The Kachchi Biriani : This famous dish is now the mainstay of a wedding in a wealthy family in Dhaka. It is cooked with parboiled rice cooked with layers of raw kacchi mutton pieces, quite distinct from the West Bengal variety, which uses basmati rice and pakki (precooked) mutton pieces . When on dum, […]

Nirmala March 2, 2021

1. Ombol or Aum bol : A sour dish made either with several vegetables or fish, especially fish bones. The souring agent is usually tamarind pulp, unripe mango and sometimes amla or amloki is used. Curd, though a souring agent occasionally used with nonvegetarian dishes, will not be called ombol. It is served at the […]

Nirmala March 2, 2021

1. Torkari : A general term often used in Bengal the way curry is used in English. The word first meant uncooked garden vegetables. From this it was a natural extension to mean cooked vegetables or even fish and vegetables cooked together. 2. Payesh Kheer : This rice pudding dish is made using glutinous rice, […]

Nirmala March 2, 2021

1. Chhenchki : Tiny pieces of one or more vegetable, generally a dice of vegetables along with general odds and ends, often even the peels (of potatoes, squash, gourd, pumpkin, bitter gourd, or potol for example) usually flavoured with pachpouron, whole mustard seeds or kalo jira. Chopped shallot and garlic can also be used, but […]

Nirmala March 1, 2021

1. Bal Mithai : Bal Mithai is a brown chocolate-like fudge, made with roasted khoya, coated with white sugar balls. 2. Rus : It serves to be one of the most sought-after culinary delights that precisely demarcates Uttarakhand from other Indian states with respect to cuisine. Rus is also rich in all the essential vitamins […]

Nirmala March 1, 2021

1. Laddu : Laddu or Laddoo is a ball-shaped sweet popular in Indian Subcontinent as well as regions with immigrants from the Subcontinent such as Hijaz. Laddu is made of flour and sugar with other ingredients that vary by recipe. It is often served at festive or religious occasions. 2. Onion paratha : i often […]

Nirmala March 1, 2021

1. Chokha : It has been in wide use among Georgians from the 9th century until the 1920s, The trend of Chokha in Georgians still continue to occur as they see it as their proud cultural heritage they inherit till this day. France may be known for its berets, and Spain for its mantillas, but […]

Nirmala March 1, 2021

1. Imarti : Imarti or Jhangri in south India, is a dessert invented in Mughal kitchen and is now popular across the Indian Subcontinent including Rajasthan, West Bengal and South India. Imarti is made by deep-frying urad flour batter in a kind of circular flower shape, then soaked in sugar syrup. This sweet dish increased […]

Nirmala March 1, 2021

1. Methi Paratha : methi paratha is a quick breakfast or a side accompaniment to any curry or sabzi. methi parathas are healthy alternative to plain parathas and packed with more flavors and nutrition.these fenugreek flat breads can just be had plain with indian chai too. they are so good. they also make a good […]

Nirmala March 1, 2021

1. Shak : Any kind of green leafy vegetable, like spinach and mustard greens, often cooked till just wilted in a touch of oil and tempering of nigela seeds. 2. Moa : A moa is made by taking muri with gur (jaggery) as a binder and forming it into a ball, made all over Bengal. […]

Nirmala March 1, 2021

1. Pantua : Pantua is somewhat similar to the rshogolla, except that the cottage cheese balls are fried in either ghee (clarified butter) or oil until golden or deep brown before being put in syrup. There are similar tasting, but differently shaped versions of the Pantua e.g. Langcha (cylindrical) or Ledikeni. Interestingly, the latter was […]

Nirmala March 1, 2021

1. Meat : The most preferred form of meat in Bengal is mutton or goat meat. Khashi (castrated goat) or kochi pantha (kid goat), is also common. Some delicate dishes are cooked with rewaji khashi, a goat that has been specifically raised on a singular kind of diet, to encourage the growth of intramuscular fat, […]

Nirmala March 1, 2021

1. Shndesh : Made from sweetened, finely ground fresh chhena (cottage cheese), shndesh in all its variants is among the most popular Bengali sweets. The basic shndesh has been considerably enhanced by the many famous confectioners of Bengal, and now a few hundred different varieties exist, from the simple kachagolla to the complicated abar khabo, […]

Nirmala March 1, 2021

1. Dosa : Dosa is a fermented crepe or pancake made from rice batter and black lentils. This staple dish is widely popular in all southern Indian states Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala, as well as being popular in other countries like Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Singapore. 2. Chhurpi ka achar : The […]

Nirmala March 1, 2021

1. Enduri Pitha : Enduri Pitha is a variety of pitha made in the Indian state of West Bengal. Ingredients are turmeric leaves, black gram, rice flour, coconut, jaggery, black pepper, and chhena. 2. Chhena Jhili : Chhena jhili is a popular dessert from Cuisine of Orissa. The birthplace is Nimapada in Puri district. It […]

Nirmala March 1, 2021

1. Kodo ka Roti : Kodo ko roti is typical pancake prepared from finger millet locally called Kodo which is served with different varieties if pickles.Mix finger millet flour-sugar with 1 cup of lukewarm water and knead to make a thick paste. Heat ghee in a frying pan and spread tablespoon heaped of paste into […]

Nirmala March 1, 2021

1. Sishnu : Sishnu soup is prepared from leaves of edible wild varieties of nettle. Sishnu soup is a typical Himalayan cuisine served with cooked rice. Many wild varieties of nettle are grown in these regions some of which are edible such as Urtica dioica locally called ghario sishnu, Laportee terminalis patle sishnu, and Girardinia […]

Nirmala March 1, 2021

1. Dal Batti Churma : Recognised as a Rajasthan speciality, Dal batti churma, is a wholesome Rajasthani meal. Dal, or lentil curry, is served with Bhatti, a roundel of stuffed flour that’s baked in a charcoal fire or oven. Choorma is a sweet dish made with flour, jaggery or sugar and ghee.Bhatti comes in varieties […]

Nirmala March 1, 2021

1. Gatte ki Sabji : Gatte ki sabji is known as the rich spicy dish in the Rajasthani Thali. Gatte ki sabji consist of the rolls of besan poured into the khadhi of sabji and then cooked with pouring spices into the same. the reason why it is so rich because of the unique process […]