Mutton is one of the finest & expensive delicacy to enjoy on special occasions & festivals and thus BonGappétit is back with yet another people’s favorite recipe- The Classic Aloo Mutton Curry. Originally cooked on Ramadan, Aloo Mutton is a light and classic mutton jhol (curry) recipe, rich in spices and other health nutrients, more than mutton, potato is the main highlight ingredient of this classic recipe as the name suggests. Its aromatic heavenly flavor is exceptionally delicious and mouth-watering and, the funny fact about this whole recipe is- you won’t actually crave for more mutton pieces on your plate but in fact, it is the curry (or jhol) with the potatoes that will make your mouth drool and tummy growl in hunger.
Chicken Pasanda, also known as Murgh Pasanda/Pasanday is a popular Chicken dish served from the Indian subcontinent, notably North Indian, Hyderabadi and Pakistani, derived from a meal served in the court of the Mughal emperors.
Chicken Rezala is a very famous Bengali Chicken Curry recipe. Chicken Rezala is a mild white chicken curry dish with it origin from Mughals, it is a mild chicken curry that is white, unlike other chicken curry dishes and is extremely flavorful with very delicate flavors. Chicken Rezala is a perfectly balanced dish, it is neither too sweet, sour or spicy in flavor with its smooth creamy texture that goes perfectly well with both rice and roti. The curry’s simple and unique flavor is so delicious and satisfying that it will make your mouth water and tummy growl in hunger.
Onions are one of the most widely used food items in cooking because of the luscious flavor they add to the dishes. The onions get sweeter as they cook and release a lot of flavor. Also known as Birista or Caramelized onions. Fried onions are widely used in layering Pulao and Biryani recipes, while also using in making delicious gravy's/curry's, it can also used as a 'fried onion paste' accordingly. But, we believe making the perfect fried onions is an art that needs to be followed with certain tips and secret ingredients that we are about to share with you, Shhh! thus we, BonGappétit brings you 2 different methods of making the Perfect Brown Onions for your next Biryani or Pulao recipe.
It is said that the more slow cooked Dal Makhani is, the better it tastes. In many places, Dal Makhani is slow simmered overnight or for many hours, this slow cooking method thus makes a world of difference to the consistency of the dal. Slow cooking makes the Dal very rich and creamy with its scrumtious finger-licking taste. The fastest way to cook the Dal are in the pressure cooker but make sure that you cook the dal makhani on a low flame for atleast 20-25 minutes once its prepared at the end.
Chingri Machher Paturi aka Prawns Paturi is a traditional authentic bengali recipe steamed in a bottle gourd leaf (lau pata) with a splash of mustard oil. The prawns are initially marinated in sorse-posto paste (mustard-poppy seeds paste). The word 'Paturi' derives from the Bengali word ”Pata” meaning leaf. In this particular form of cooking the ingredients are wrapped in leaves and cooked in steam or by roasting the parcel on the griddle. A very ancient and traditional form of cooking in Bengal. Fish Paturi is a very famous type of cuisine in Bengal and thus today's recipe is all about making Prawns Paturi using bottle gourd leaf, you may also use banana leaf, certainly, lau pata (bottle gourd leaf) taste much sweeter and sumptuous than banana leaf, also you the pros of using bottle gourd leaf rather is that you can literally devour the entire Prawns Paturi without leaving a trace on your plate but with banana leaf you can't do the same. So lets get going with today's finger licking scrumptious Prawns Paturi recipe.
Onion flower stalks are not as same as green onions or scallions. In fact, the literal meaning of Pyaaz Koli would be ‘onion Bud’. With its brilliant green color and smooth texture, Aloo PyaazKolir Tarkari tastes just heavenly in winter with a plate of hot plain white rice and dal. Onion flower stalks impart a lovely green color, a nice juicy crunch and a mild sweet flavor from the potatoes to dishes. Pyaz Kali can only be found in markets, in and around Bengal, in winter and is an amazing vegetable. It is the center most stem of an onion plant. At the very end of it, there is a little bud which is packed with onion seeds. Onion Stalks have sturdy stems and the entire stem and the bud are known as Pyaaz Kali in Bengali. My version of this versatile vegetable is extremely simple and can be made within minutes. Albeit, you may cook this vegetable with scrambled eggs with some added garlic and stir fry, our recipe is more on the authentic, simple and original Bengali style of cooking Pyaaz Koli witha sprinkle of Posto (poppy seeds) and Aloo (Potato) for that extra crunch!. So, let’s get started!
Are you keeping up with our recent homemade pizza recipes on Youtube? Last Saturday we posted a video on how to make Simple Homemade Chicken pizza with using instant pizza sauce and bread and we thought why not make the same pizza for the vegetarians out there?! So we came up with our version of making homemade pizza with fresh mushrooms and some basic added vegetables . This recipe is my absolute favorite since I loved the mushrooms & corn combination in my pizza. It's super simple, quick and delicious to sate your cravings at home instantly without burning a hole in your pocket. So here it goes...
What is it with having no onion-no garlic on Saturdays? Well, Onion and garlic are categorized as Taamasic in nature, thus today's special recipe is all about making 'Matar Paneer' with no onion and no garlic. This recipe can also be termed as Pure Veg or Jain Recipe. A classic paneer recipe cooked in most of the Indian households especially on religious occasions. So, if you are yet to plan your Saturday evening menu, BonGappétit is back with a brand new veg recipe to make your evening very special. Click on the video above to see our latest recipe on our Youtube channel. Also, don't forget to like, share and subscribe if you loved our recipe. Your kind appreciation will mean a lot to me.
Paneer Tikka Masala is an Indian cuisine where the Paneer also known as Indian cottage cheese is marinated with other ingredients like Red-Yellow-Green Bell Pepper and onions, later fried and then served in a spiced gravy. It is a vegetarian alternative to chicken tikka masala and I must say being a true non-veg lover, I would still prefer Paneer Tikka Masala over Chicken Tikka Masala anytime. It is that delicious
'Dimer Dalna' is a classic Bengali Egg curry recipe. Its more like Indian curry soup recipe, the curry that is being cooked in this recipe is very light and extremely rich in flavor and whole spices. The main idea is to mix the curry in large quantity with the rice, squeeze some lemon over the rice and mix it well to perfectly enjoy its delightful flavor for lunch. Bengalis are famous for their many different food recipes, the way they make jhol (a light simple Indian curry soup) is something you must have to try once in your lifetime. Therefore, being a typical Bengali, I wanted to share our authentic "Dimer Jhol" recipe or "Dimer Dalna" with you'all. But, but... what's the main catch of this cuisine, you might ask?! Hmmm. The potatoes. The sweet, juicy and soft pre-fried potatoes when tossed and cooked in the curry, will release a sweet flavor that completes the entire recipe also gives out a whole different pleasure of cooking 'Dimer Jhol' altogether. No exaggerating! Without taking much of your precious time, lets go straight to learning this scrumptious and delightful recipe of 'Potato Egg Curry'.
'Paneer Makhani' is a slightly sweet creamy dish of paneer, a very popular Punjabi cuisine, originating from the Indian subcontinent, in which the gravy is prepared usually with butter, tomatoes, cashews and cream. Spices such as red chili powder and garam masala are also used to prepare this gravy. Paneer referes to Indian cheese and makhan refers to butter. Therefore, Paneer Makhani is a literal translation of Paneer Butter Masala. Best served with Roti, naan or parathas, this dish can also be enjoyed with plain white rice and onions.