Marwari Snack Recipe

I have studied in a Birla school all my life! In addition to a pool of non-Bengali friends, I have also had the privilege of being introduced to their food paradigm. Lunch boxes used to be shared, and what caught my attention over bhujia, aloo puri was their deadly combination of homemade suhali and hari…

Pan Pizza Recipe

This is has to be the highest number of requests we’ve received for the recipe of this dish – Pan pizza. Again, no great photographs, home followed recipe, here we begin! Make your own pizza at home. Minus an OTG, microwave. No yeast, and no frills! Begin the recipe by kneading the dough. I took…

Gaj Kesri, Bikaner

Time stood still. The gates opened. We drove through the huge driveway, fountain greeted us on our right vision, while our left vision housed greenery. Lush greenery, and little flowered plants staged our entry onto the property. Straight up, stood high Hotel Gaj Kesri. When they say, it is the perfect blend of modernity and…

Litti Chokha Recipe

Litti Chokha has their set of takers. Some are not fond of it, while some like me, love this dish! My first interaction with litti chokha was in Kolkata, at the jhoops right outside our office space, serving them hot and delicious! Thanks to the lockdown, the idea struck me! And I got down to…

Cottage Cheese (Paneer) Dalna

I was definitely missing something out in our blogs, the lack of recipes on Bengali food. This is not a series but when I posted a picture of my Paneer r Dalna, what is the recipe, what dry masala did you use how to make this, comments were made. So, here we are, penning down…

Healthy Garlic Naan Recipe on Gas Stove

Hello all, back to back recipes on our blog was unknown even until last year! Tough times call for different measures. Not complaining, because the pictures we’ve been putting up of our cooking is receiving so much love from you’ll. So much so that recipes are being asked, that is our motivation to pen down…

Make your Phuchkas at home

Hello! How’s the lockdown coming along? Today is the 20th of April, more than a month since we locked ourselves in the house. Meal planning, taking care of the house, and working from home is taking a toll on all of us. And to add to that, is the craving for our usual street food….

Katori Khaman Dhokla – Recipe

Hello! Back with another blog! But this time a homemade snack, not a full meal. Let’s begin! Khaman Katori Dhokla is a vegetarian snack, and made with 3-4 ingredients only! Step 1: Batter Mix in 4 spoons of gram flour, half spoon salt, half spoon sugar and a pinch of turmeric for the color. Mix…

Chicken Biryani – Recipe

Hello everyone! It’s the lockdown period in India. The ongoing weeks are really crucial, we’re all at home, thankful for 3 meals a day and to be with family! But keeping that aside, let’s focus on the small pleasures of life – cooking! Lately, I have been in the kitchen, clearing the fridge, planning groceries,…

Our Lumi(nating) Experience

Hello hello! Welcome to our beauty edition blog after long! We’ve had a few hair care blogs, but none dedicated to our skin. Also, I have waited 2 weeks before writing this down, because I wanted to give in an honest review of our experience at the newly launched salon – LUMI Salon and Skin…