Bengali birthday menu recipes

Bengali Mishti Polau

Bengali Mishti Polau

Very different from the pulao that we get to see and hear everywhere outside of Bengal, this sweetened rice preparation is usually made during birthdays, anniversary celebrations, family get togethers or when entertaining guests
Beguni ~ Bengali Brinjal Fritter

Beguni ~ Bengali Brinjal Fritter

It is served as an evening snack with tea, a popular appetizer in any special occassion menu like birthdays, even in marriage party menu
Cholar Dal...With luchi and begun bhaja..

Cholar Dal...With luchi and begun bhaja..

 Cholar dal, along with begun bhaja(fried eggplant) and luchi is very common in the menu during pujas, marriage ceremonies or birthday parties in Bengali household

Dubai – For One Night Only

com Calcutta born, and living in the Middle East for many years, Ishita blogs about her Bengali heritage and Dubai experience and co-edits Food e Mag dxb with me

Muri ghonto...fish head curry

Fish being the staple diet for the Bengalis, fish head is eaten in various different ways, especially the large fish heads of Rohu, Katla, Hilsa are considered delicacies and special dishes are made out of them

Pabda Mach r Sarshe Jhal

Back to Bengalis favorite dish – fish.  Last week I cooked this dish for my hubby's Birthday lunch menu