Friday, 31 October 2014

Today's Recipe: Ranga Aloor Pantua (Gulab Jamun with Sweet Potato)

Hello lovely foodies! How were the festival days? Hope you all have enjoyed a lot! I also have enjoyed; and that were lots of fun and of course, foods!
Today, I want to share a special recipe that I had made for Bhai-Dooj this year. Hope you like it………

Ranga Aloor Pantua (Gulab Jamun with Sweet Potato)

  1. Mishti Alu (medioum size): 4peice
  2. Maida:                                2 tbsp
  3. Khoya:                                1 tbsp
  4. cardamoms:                        6-7
  5. Sugar:                                2 cup
  6. Water:                               2 cup
  7. Refine Oil:                          to deep frying
 Process for Syrup:
  • In a heavy bottom pan bring the water and sugar to a boil. Stir so that the sugar does not get burnt at the bottom.
  • Once it comes to a boil pound and add 2 green cardamoms and let it simmer on medium flame till its thick.
  • Once done it would be thick and sticky (almost 12-15 minutes). keep this warm.

Process for Gulab Jamun:

  • Boil the sweet potatos, peel, and mash.
  • Add maida in it and mix very well. Divide into equal size round balls.
  • Divide 1 tbsp khoya into very small balls as many as the number of balls prepared above.
  • Stuff the sweet potato balls with kheer and one seed of cardamom. You can change the pattern of Gulab Jamuns if you like.
  • Heat oil and deep fry the balls to reddish brown on medium heat. 
  • Add fried Gulab Jamuns to the hot syrup.
  • Keep aside to let the Gulab Jamun absorb syrup, at least 30 minutes required for soaking prior to serving.

Monday, 6 October 2014

Recipe of the day: Hilsa with Pineapple

Hello foodies………after a long festive season of Navaratri and Dashera, today comes the day of Eid-Ul-Adha! So, it's again turn for a special recipe for you! This Eid,; try a Bengali spacila Hilsa-dish, I think, you never taste that kind of hilsa before…..hope you will love it!

Hilsa with Pineapple



1. Hilsa (Ilish):                              500grms
2. Pineapple:                                 1piece
3. Onion (big size) (pasted):      2pieces
4.  Red chili Powder:                   1 teaspoon
5.  Green Cardamom pods:        10
6.  Bay leaves:                               2
7.  Turmeric Powder:                  1 teaspoon
8. Cooking Oil:                             To need
9. Salt:                                            to taste



 1. Wash the fishes, marinated with little bit of turmeric powder & Salt for 5-10min.
2. Grate the pineapple and keep aside.
3. Fry the fishes lightly in a pan and keep aside.
4. In the same oil, add bay leaves and Green Cardamom pods till this smell.
5. Now, add the onion paste and fry till it become brown.
6. Add the grated pineapple and cook for 3-4 min.
7. Add the red chili powder, turmeric powder and salt with ½ cup of water and mix well. Cook again 2min.
8. Now, add the Hilsa fishes with 1cup of water and stir well. Cover and let it cook on low flame until it become thick.
9. Serve hot with hot Rice or Polaw.

* If you love to eat sweet more than salt, add 1tablespoon of Pineapple Jam in it.

That’s all for today. Please give me your feedback about the blog. Take care and a very happy Eid-Ul-Adha to you all.