Bottle Gourd With Moong lentils

Moong Dal With Lau Lentils are such versatile pulses that they can be cooked in so many variety of ways and are an essential part of a vegetarian diet. They also play a pivotal role being a staple in many Indian and bengali homes. This dish, my Bottle guord with Moong dal is one of…

Prawns In Mustard And Coconut Sauce/Narkel Chingri

Narkel Chingri is a quintessential Bengali dish with its roots deeply steeped in the regions culture, geography and natural resources. Prawns in a mustard and coconut sauce. There is an unspoken love of all things made with mustard and seafood for bengalis. An inherited love through cuisine.Just as mustard oil is the unsung hero off…

Crispy Battered Karela Salad

Here’s my twist on on a South Indian karela salad! Instead of the simply fried karela this one has a light spicy tempura style batter with, slivers of red onion, a scatter of freshly chopped green chillies, sprinkle of fresh coriander, a dusting of red chilli powder, and a squeeze of lemon! I chucked out…

Paneer, Peas And Spinach With OmeMade Balti Curry Masala

It was one of those days. I cooked prawns then liver for me and hubby then the guilt got me so I cooked paneer for my youngest. Paneer, peas and spinach with OmeMade Balti Curry Masala!Unfortunately I forgot to take pics half way through cooking! My apologies for that but hope the missing visuals won’t…

Mutton Keema And Ribs With Ome Made Devils Arse Hot Curry Masala

I’ve been waiting for weeks to use this masala… Ome Made Devils Arse Hot Curry Masala. Thankyou for this amazing spice! Been a long time since I’ve used a curry blend that suits my palate without adding additional spices other than the turmeric and kashmiri chilli powder I added just for colour. I wanted to…

Spicy Tuna Mayo Medley

A week of delicious salads served by hubs! Each one delicious and prepared with detail! But the most memorable is an old time favourite that we so adore. Be it in wraps, baked potatoes, pita or sliced bread its simply delicious. It’s one I made often at work to enjoy with my colleagues at lunch…

Crispy Spicy Okra

I can’t tell you how moorish these are!Crispy roasted Okra! Proper Crispy!They make such a welcome addition with drinks and the heat is optional! You can throw these in an airfryer and done in 15mins but as not everyone has one the oven is fine too! Just turn over and keep eye on them.I can…

Curried Ragu

You know how Italians have a pasta sauce, a bolegnese or ragu sauce, rich and intense, well here is my Bengali Style alternative. That’s because we love pasta too! I love a traditional ragu but I love spices. The two marry in my house.They are so loved up that what is created with this marriage…

Okra Do Pyaza

So the most common way in which you can cook okra in an Indian way is by sauteing it with some whole spice and ground spices.Sometimes I use fenugreek seeds to temper. It’s super simple and tastes great with rice or roti. Sometimes I change things up a bit make okra do pyaza. The literal translation…