The Bengali Fried Rice is a classic Bengali rice dish. We often prepare it over the weekend to serve alongside rich non veg curries. Often that would be Sunday Mutton Curry or spice coated rich dry chicken/ egg curry. We prepare the mildly spiced Bengali, fried in ghee instead of oil.
A summer delight, light on the tummy Bengali style meal, this Shoshar Shukto takes about 15 minutes to make. It is best served with steamed white rice, but I can see it working really well even with roti or paratha. There are various different ways you can make shoshar shukto. This is probably the simplest way with very minimal list of ingredients.
Phulkopir Aloo Dalna is a pure vegetarian Bengali Curry. Phulkopi is the Bengali term for cauliflower, Aloo is potatoes and Dalna is often referred to light curries. Ready in 30 minutes, you will love this curry on busy work days.
Begun Poda is a classic Bengali Recipe. Begun refers to Eggplant, Poda means roast, and now you know why this dish must be such a favorite to many. Roasted eggplant is a delicious treat and prepared is so many different ways in different parts of the world. While I love all of those versions, this bengali style roasted eggplant - Begun Poda will always remain my favorite. It's comforting with steamed white rice!
Crunchy flat green beans and creamy eggplant cooked with mild spices using potatoes for the perfect starch to bind it all together. Shim Beguner Chorchori is a classic Bengali pure vegetarian dish. It is very mildly spiced and taste great with rice or roti.