Dessert, Uncategorized

Kalakand ~ Indian dairy-based dessert (and my 50th blog post!)

Kalakand ~ Indian dairy-based dessert recipe
Kalakand ~ a traditional Indian dessert made in the simplest way possible

Shubho Bijoya and Happy Dussehra! The festive season is very much on. So here is an Indian dessert, the easiest to make, with just two main ingredients. Continue reading “Kalakand ~ Indian dairy-based dessert (and my 50th blog post!)”

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Rice, Seafood, Uncategorized

Shrimp, Cauliflower and Potato Curry ~ Chingri diye Phulkopi

Indian Shrimp Potato and Cauliflower Curry ~ Phulkopi Chingri Recipe
A true Bengali dish, goes best with hot steamed rice!

One of my personal favorites, this dish is not just special to me but to most Bengalis I know! A flavorful dish with shrimps (or prawns), cauliflower and potatoes! Comfort food, at it’s best. 
Continue reading “Shrimp, Cauliflower and Potato Curry ~ Chingri diye Phulkopi”

Canvas and Acrylic, Uncategorized

‘Black Horse’ by Jamini Roy ~ recreated canvas painting

Black Horse by Jamini Ray ~ recreated canvas painting
‘Black Horse’ recreated by me. Orginal painting by Jamini Roy, a painter whose work reflects the folk tradition and culture of Bengal

On the occasion of the Bengali festival of Durga Puja, I want to share my rendition of an Indian artwork by a famous Bengali painter. This is ‘Black Horse’ – an acrylic painting on canvas, originally painted by Jamini Roy.  Continue reading “‘Black Horse’ by Jamini Roy ~ recreated canvas painting”

Dessert, Etsy Shop, Uncategorized

Suji Halwa or Sweet Semolina Pudding

Sooji Halva RecipeThe festive season is here. I started off by celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi here in the Bay Area for the first time ever. Next comes the biggest festival for Bengalis, all over the world ~ Durga Puja. But one thing is common with all Indian festivals, that is indulging in sweets! Continue reading “Suji Halwa or Sweet Semolina Pudding”