Author: Lipika Dutta

Breakfast, Soups & Snacks


Mangode or moong dal vadas are typically north Indian tea time snack and there are so many recipes of it. Two years back we had a holi brunch in our apartment and few of us were asked to prepare the dish. Among all of us, one of our friend’s preparation […]



Ganesh Chaturthi today…… birthday of Lord Ganesha. Celebration would be incomplete without his favourite sweet Modak, another delicacy of Maharashtra. It is said that any offering to Ganesha is incomplete without the Modaks. Modak is a sweet rice dumpling stuffed with coconut, jaggery, poppy seeds and some dry fruits. The […]

Healthy, Main Course

Konkani Chana Ghashi

Konkani cuisine is one of the most delicious cuisines you could come across India. The use of coconut in food here is very popular giving it a very characteristic taste that can be easily recognized. Chana Ghashi is a curry usually prepared for wedding and festivals. Black chana is paired […]

Bengali Recipe, Desserts

Baked Rasgulla

Baked rasgulla is a delicious twist to the traditional rasmalai. Its not very common outside Bengal and Orissa. I ate this amazingly delicious dessert in Kolkata two years back. I happened to be there for my cousin’s marriage and I got to get a taste of it. In this recipe, […]

Bengali Recipe, Desserts

Kheer Kadam

Kheer Kadam is an exotic bengali sweet with  juicy mini rasgulla coated with a layer of sweetened khoya. It is also known as Ras Kadam. Method is quite simple. Excess sugar syrup of rasgulla is squeezed out and then coated with khova – sugar mixture. The balls are then rolled […]