If you are not a Bengali then you may be unaware about this sojne phool bati chorchori. But what is sojne phool? This may come in your mind once you heard about this dish. Is it not true? Sojne phool is nothing but those tiny drumstick flower what we often see during late winter in India. Though drumstick fruit is very popular vegetable in India, particularly in West Bengal. It is also popular in neighboring country Bangladesh too. But many people of this country (particularly in West Bengal) also use drumstick flower as a vegetable during late summer. [Read more…] about Sojne phool bati chorchori, Drumstick flower curry
What is pitha? People who are not from Eastern Indian states may ask this. But people from West Bengal, Odisha, Assam, Bihar & Jharkhand know what it is actually. Though all of those states have their own versions of pitha and prepare those different traditional way for festivals. During winter particularly the day of makar sankranti, most people prefer to make this at home. So have you ever tried any Indian pitha? How was it? In case you did not try this till now then you should definitely try this next time and share your opinion. [Read more…] about Delicious Eastern Indian pitha, A list of traditional pitha dishes
Makar Sankranti is an ancient Hindu festival. It has thousands of years of tradition to celebrate this day. It has many names in different areas of India. In Western Indian states in it called as Makar Sankranti, in South Indian states it is called as Pongal, in Northern Indian states it is known as Lohri, in Eastern Indian states it is known as Poush Sankranti (poush Parbon), whereas in Indian state Assam it is named as Magh Bihu. Why makar sankranti is celebrated? This day indicates starting of longer daytime and shorter night. People harvest crops and celebrate this day with kites, winter special food, mela/fair, dancing, singing etc. There are certain makar Sankranti special food items what people share with family members and friends. Many people prepare best Poush Sankranti sweets at home too. [Read more…] about Makar sankranti special food items, Best poush sankranti sweets
Republic day is an important day for every Indian. It is the day when Constitute of India came into effect. After achieving Independence from British, it was 26th January 1950 when Constitute of India replaced Government of India act. So every Indian & organization, school & colleges celebrate this date by raising Indian national flag and remembering all those people who sacrifice their lives for India’s independence. What is your food plan for this coming Republic day for making this more special? Is there anything special in Republic day food menu? Many people also make try color (colors of Indian national flag) salad, dessert etc. But this time let’s have a Republic day special food menu by including food from various Indian cuisines. What do you say? [Read more…] about Republic day food menu, Republic day special food
So what to cook for new year’s eve dinner party? What food do you want to prepare for vegetarians? What food you should cook for this new year’s eve party? Are you planning for something special? Or will you just place an order to get your food delivered at your doorstep from local a popular restaurant? [Read more…] about What to cook for new year’s eve dinner party for vegetarians?