Doubles | How to make Bara and Channa

Doubles

Doubles is a famous Trinidad Street Snack or sandwich. It is made of spicy deep fried flatbread sandwiched with a chickpea curry, topped with different chutneys. These doubles have become known as the epitome of Trinidad’s Street Food culture. I had this bookmarked for the Caribean cuisine we were supposed to do last month. Though […]

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Chilli Gobi | How to make Chilli Gobi

Chilli Gobi

Chilli Gobi is one of the many popular street foods available across the country. Though I haven’t exactly eaten from the roadside eatery shops, I have surely tried it in restaurants. This is very much similar to how Gobi Manchurian is made but its spicier with green chillies and capsicum being added. Fried Gobi features […]

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Chitti Kajalu | Andhra Mini Kaja

Chitti Kajalu

Chitti Kajalu is the mini version of the Kaja, an Andhra Special deep fried sweet made during Deepavali. We started the Deepavali Sweets and Savories this weekend and since Amma always has the tradition of making sweets first, she made this quick bites before starting the savory preparation. The proportion she used for these Chitti […]

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Tota Puli | How to make Bengali Tota Puli

Tota Puli

Tota Puli is my choice for T in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. There are some traditional sweets starting with T such as Talsansh Sandesh, Tangail Cham Chama, while I also came across Tripti, a Sweet shop version. For a long time, I was hooked on Tal sansh Sandesh as this one seems […]

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Sita Bhog | How to make Sitabhog

Sita Bhog

Sita Bhog is my choice for S in the A to Z Bengali Sweets Series. I don’t think I came across any other Bengali Sweet starting with S that prompted me to select. I first read about this in a “Must eat Bengali Sweets” list and very reluctantly chose this, hoping I would get another […]

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Pantua | How to make Bengali Style Gulab Jamun

Pantua

Pantua is my choice for P in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. I didn’t search for anything else when I read about Pantua. This is the most popular and commonly misunderstood sweet from Bengal. Everybody says this is same as Gulab Jamun. Even for Lyangcha that I made, many said its Gulab Jamun […]

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Nikhuti Payesh | How to make Nikuti Payesh

Nikhuti Payesh

Nikhuti Payesh is my choice for N. The other N I had was Nalen Gurer Payesh, so many to do with the Nolen Gur Jaggery. Since this is a winter ingredient and on top, I have read many Bengali Food Bloggers in Chennai lamenting that they don’t get it here, I knew it was not […]

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Lyangcha | How to make Langcha

Lyangcha

Lyangcha or Langcha is my choice for L in the A to Z Bengali Sweets Series. This Lyangcha is popular in West Bengal, Odisha, Assam and in the eastern regions of India. Traditionally it was prepared from Khoya, now it is replaced with milk powder and flour, deep fried and soaked in sugar syrup. It’s […]

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Jilapi | How to make Chanar Jalebi

Jilapi

Jilapi or Bengali Chanar Jalebi is my choice for J. I didn’t really search much for this alphabet as this was the first one that made me pick up this theme. Amma spoke to me about Bengali Jalebi and I remembered reading about Chanar Jalebi. So Jilapi, as it is referred by the Bengalis, is made […]

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Ram Ladoo Recipe | Deep Fried Moong Dal Fritters Chat

Ram Ladoo

For the final day of Street Food, I picked up something at the last moment, something I have been seeing around the blogosphere, very differently called the Ram Ladoo, from the streets of Delhi. The first time I had a proper look at it, I was quite skeptical about why this is called a ladoo, […]

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