Make you stay home/quarantine meal situation easy and fun with this quick Baked Eggs that I have shown 3 different ways to flavor up. You don’t have to restrict to it, and this will give you an idea how to treat baked eggs as a lovely blank canvas. Needs few key ingredients, about 5 minutes of prep time and 15 to 17 minutes of baking time.
Deviled Eggs are one of those evergreen appetizers! It’s favorite for Easter Brunch, always a hit at Summer Picnic and equally great for Holiday parties too. Unless you dislike eggs, changes are you go straight for that plate and grab one or two before it all goes away.
Dimer Dalna is the ultimate Bengali Egg Curry prepared with boiled eggs that are fried and then cooked with onion, potatoes, tomatoes and earthy spices. It tastes best with rice but occasionally I don’t even mind it with Indian bread on the side. Often this dish is prepared with duck eggs but I went with just our everyday favorite chicken eggs. The curry barely takes 30 minutes from start to finish and it’s a hearty comforting meal you will enjoy any day!
Egg Tadka/ Egg Torka or also referred to as Dimer Torka is a famous Kolkata Street Food. It is a lovely creamy medley of green mung bean and split chickpeas (chana dal) along with eggs. Add a dollop of butter and enjoy it with your choice of paratha, roti or Naan.
Egg Puffs are boiled egg, along with caramelized onion, wrapped in flaky puff pastry! It’s a quick snack that is so good with tea especially on a rainy day. You can call these Egg Turnover or Egg Puff Pockets too. On an indulging weekend, Egg Puffs can be your breakfast too with some cheese and greens and boiled egg inside puff pastry and baked to perfect flaky!
Kolkata Egg Roll is one of the most loved Kolkata street foods. Delicious flaky flat bread, covered with egg on one side and filled with a simple salad of onion and cucumber. Little amount of chaat masala is added for flavor and sometimes, a pinch of Indian black salt also goes in. A tiny dollop of ketchup and its wrapped casually. The vendors will always make it fresh and serve piping hot to hungry customers passing by. Kolkata Egg Roll makes for a great meal option too and often, it’s my go to when I am out of dinner ideas.
Sliced eggplant pan fried in very little oil and then layered with spiced yogurt followed by a drizzle of tempered hot oil! Doi Begun is a popular Bengali eggplant curry, except I make it little untraditional way. Typically yogurt will be cooked along with the spices and eggplant. This recipe doesn't call for that which makes it a very quick meal. It's light on the tummy and great on warm days too.
It’s aromatic and it’s creamy! Dimer Kalia is a quintessential Bengali Egg Curry that has a lovely blend of sweet and savory. Bengali New Year is around the corner and I have a rich creamy curry to celebrate the day. Typically, on a special day like “Poila Boishak” (Bengali New Year), the menu always includes fish, mutton and ends with dessert. While I love fish and mutton, I just wanted to give an option to people who would like to a take slightly different route in building the menu. Also, I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like egg curry. So,…
Growing up, I was a picky eater and Egg Curry was my all-time fav! Especially this Egg Omelette Curry Bengali Style, served with steamed white rice. Fluffy small portion of omelette/omelet swimming alongside bite size potatoes in a mildly spiced tomato gravy. The dish comes together in less than 30 minutes, making it a great weeknight dinner.
I was singing to our baby ‘humpty dumpty sat on a wall…’ and Arvind goes “papa grabbed it fast enough, so it doesn’t fall …” Eh!! I looked at him with an exclamation mark hovering up my head. He as usual smiled, gave few eye gestures and ultimately gave up. ‘Egg curry for lunch?” he said, “Ohhh now I get it…” What can I say guys; I can be really dumb at times. We laughed out loud and our baby stared at us in utter shock! His big eyes turned bigger, mouth wide open; two tiny baby teeth in lower…
Quick and easy for any day sweet craving, this Eggless Chocolate Cake is a keeper! The recipe makes a small 6-inch bundt cake, but you can bake the same in a loaf pan or a round cake pan. No egg, no butter this 6-inch chocolate cake has delicate crumbs and taste absolutely delicious. A great easy cake idea to celebrate Mother's Day!
This Turkish Eggs with Mustard and Curry Leaves is a fun Indian twist to the ever so delicious Turkish Eggs. I make this quite often on busy days and pretty much lick the bowl clean. It’s that good. Make sure to have some crusty bread of your choice.