Bengali snacks in a rainy day☔

When it’s raining outside, wherever I am, I forget the boundary, the name of the place and become nostalgic. And certainly  it leads me through the memory lane with those inevitable cravings for certain snacks rooted to my origin. How could I deny ! Somocha Shingara Minced beef stuffed patties Jhal-muri (puffed rice mixed with…

Eggless Chocolate Cake: Strawberry cream & Mocha cream

Its a very easy quick single bowl cake recipe.  Cake Recipe: Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups (195 grams) flour 1 cup (200 grams) sugar 1/4 cup (25 grams) unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup (75 grams) unsalted butter, melted 1 cup (240 ml) warm water 1…

Victoria Sponge Cake

Victoria Sponge Cake with fresh Strawberries – celebrate the summer in English way!! This is from internet with light modification in my own way if anyone wants that actual link,definitely I’ll share that! Ingredients: 1. Medium sized eggs – 4 (white & yolks are separated and in room temp.) 2. Castor sugar – 2/3 cup…

Tortilla chips with Tuna Topping

Easy snacks in busy days …Tortilla chips with tuna toppings Tortilla chips (any flavor) Tuna 1 can Chopped Capsicum, Iceberg salad leaf,Onion,Green Chilli Mayonnaise, Mustard sauce, any Tomato sauce, Olive oil, Little lemon juice and Pepper powder – make a mixture like salad dressing Sliced Olive Shredded Cheese * Preheat oven at 200c * Mix tuna…

Shingara

For Vegetable Filling: Ingredients: 1. Potatoes,capsicum (small portion), onion (small portion) – all cut into small cubes; and green peas (optional) 2. Chopped onion,ginger (small portion), green chili, coriander leaves and spring onion 3. Pinch of cumin ,turmeric and red chili powder; pepper powder as per taste 4. Oil and salt as per taste Procedure:…

Alu Naan

I’ve learned this one from my lovely sister and friend -Maria ….ahh! It tastes really awesome! This is a very easy recipe for those who are used to make naan or pizza at home 😉 Ingredients: For Dough (4 pcs medium sized naan)- 1. Flour 2 1/2 cup 2. Dry Yeast – 1 1/2 tsp…

Mughlai Porota

Ingredients: flour 1 cup, oil 2 tbs, salt, 2 large eggs, chopped herbs mixture [onion, green chili, coriander leaves, little mint leaves and capsicum], oil for deep-fry Procedure: 1.  Make dough same as for normal ‘porota’ (flour,salt,oil & lukewarm water). knead the dough very well till it turns smooth and soft to make porota ‘khasta’.[ from…

Wanton-Recipe

Ingredients for wrapper: flour little more than 3/4 cup, cornflour 1 tbs, beaten egg 1/2, lukewarm water and salt Procedure: (yield approximately 12 medium pcs) At first mix all dry ingredients and then add egg. Mix it very well. Gradually add water and knead the dough very well. It will be soft pliable dough. Cover…