Bengali-Style Crispy Vegetable Chops

Winter is my favourite time of the year, especially because there are a variety of vegetables to choose from. There are carrots, beetroot, beans, turnips, cabbage, cauliflower, and the list goes on. I love to explore the options. But there’s a limit to making mixed vegetable curries. There comes a time when your refrigerator has…

Quick & Easy Egg Masala for a Hassle-Free Dinner

Cooking after a hectic day at office can be such a pain. On top of that, if you have to rush home fast to save yourself from the Bangalore rains or you just get stuck in the middle of nowhere without any means of conveyance, your day doesn’t get worse than that. During such moments…

Bandhakopi Muri Ghonto (Fish Head Curry with Cabbage)

While fish is consumed widely throughout India, only a few communities know how to use the fish head and other discarded parts of fish. Muri ghonto is a traditional Bengali dish. ‘Muri’ is essentially the fish head (Rohu, Hilsa or Catla fish) and ghonto means a mix of various ingredients. Ghonto happens to be an…

Gooey Spinach-Cheese Chicken Patty for Your Burger

Tired of eating the same old burgers from Mc Donalds and Burger King? Try something exotic at home. The patty served inside the burgers in most fast food joints are mostly stale, bland and full of preservatives. As for me, I was tired of tasting the same burgers again and again. So, I decided to…

Quick and Easy Bhapa Maach (Bengali-Style Steamed Fish)

I’m sure you’re familiar with Bengali cuisine and the love for fish that Bengalis have. Since, the blog is called Bong Appetite, I thought about making a start with a Bengali recipe. And what can be a better start than the appetising bhapa maach (steamed fish). Before we begin our gastronomical trip, let me give…