Nokshi or Nakshi Pitha originated in the rural areas of Bengal. The traditional hand carved nokshi pitha is extremely popular in the rural areas during weddings, festivals, and Eid. For generations, these work of art delicacies has been sent to the groom’s family as gifts.
Shutki is not for the faint of heart. The unique and pungent aroma of shutki while stir frying in chilies and spices distinguishes it as a typical Bengali food.
Waste less in the kitchen and save money. Learn how to reliven your dried and wilted herbs.
A quick summer meal is made on pita with spicy muhammara, a hot pepper sauce, topped with fresh cucumber, mint, and creamy blue cheese.
Narkel Puli is a popular Bengali pitha made of rice flour, coconut and date molasses.
Try a variation of simple chicken curry by adding cauliflower. Enjoy the fragrant dish with rice or chapatti.
Juicy, tender, and comforting Roasted Chicken with citrusy and spiced flavor. Try this low-maintenance, time saving, weeknight dinner recipe.
This garlicky Middle Eastern roasted eggplant dip with charred eggplant flavored with tahini, lemon juice and fresh herbs is very easy to make at home.
The sturdy, creamy, somewhat crumbly texture and rustic flavor of the cheese is delightfully complemented by the herbal sweetness of infused honey.
The ultimate, tender beef stew takes low temperatures and slow cooking to create. This recipe becomes a great alternative to the Sunday pot roast.
In the midst of the traditional kebabs and curries, this crisp, simple Middle Eastern tart is a great pastry tart for something light to add to the spread.
Dum pukht is a method of kebab that cooks the meat in a sealed pot with aromatic spice until it is perfectly tender.
Popular in many cuisines, tahini is a nutty flavored paste made with sesame seeds. Make your own and you will never have to leave it out of recipes again.
A one-pot dinner is a beautiful thing on a weeknight. Adjust the spices to your liking and enjoy the delicious, moist chicken.
A beautiful display of fruit with simple vanilla cake and whipped cream. Soft, moist, fluffy, and fruity, celebrate the end of fruit season with a winner.
With cool yogurt and cucumbers, this is a snack that still has crunch. Chili powder, cumin, coriander, and mint add exciting flavor to a savory parfait.
This dish is quick and bursting with spicy, earthy flavors. It is great on its own for lunch or as a side to chicken or fish.
Creamy mayonnaise, once mastered, can be used as a delicious sauce for sandwiches, grilled meats, and vegetables. Try these three flavorful aiolis.
Make a batch of your own sweet, tart ketchup at home. It’s so easy and satisfying.
A traditional Bangladesh dish, beef curry is served at major events. Caramelized onions and potent spices make this a memorable beef and gravy dish.
A bright salsa perfect for tortilla chips or with poultry and fish. The sweet-tart raspberries are mellowed with spicy jalapeños, salt, and cilantro.
Colorful pineapple jam is great on toast, in desserts, or grilled seafood.
Hot coco meets chai in this indulgent, soul warming drink.
Tangy, creamy seafood stew with coconut milk is warming with crusty bread.
Semolina Halva is immensely popular in Bangladesh. This simple version has orange juice and is served with a dollop of Nutella.
Granola is loaded with fiber, protein, healthy fats and essential vitamins and minerals. The aroma of nutmeg completes this granola and adds warmth to each spoon.
Sweet potatoes, roasted and slightly caramelized, then tossed in crushed red chili, sliced onions, green pepper, Parmesan cheese and panch foron.
These steamed rice cakes are filled with coconut and molasses and served alongside beef, fish or vegetable curry.
The nutty and earthy flavor of mung bean mixed with spices and seasonal cauliflower makes this dish a balanced one item meal.
This puff pastry-like flatbread gets it’s name from a legendary tragic love story between a general named Aga Bakar and dancer named Khani Begum.
The meatballs, or kofta, are baked, which not only keeps the dish healthy, it leaves your hands free to work on the luxurious gravy.
Serve this recipe a la mode with your favorite ice cream for a delicious dessert.
Yep, split pea. It makes a great protein-rich treat that’s a great dessert or after school snack.
This cake gets a double dose of veggies from carrots and zucchini which add nutritional value and keep it from drying out.
You can use regular chickpeas but the traditional dish is made of the firmer and slight nutty flavored Bengal Gram.
You can make these Lebanese meatballs in bulk and freeze batches of them. They’re delicious served over a simple salad or as a sandwich in a pita.
You can use a wide variety of fish fillets for this recipe. Most of them will turn out super delicious.
Enjoy a cooling and tasty cardamom and saffron ice tea recipe from Lail Hossain.
Bhortas are the simplest form of comfort food in Bangladesh. It’s basically anything good mashed together and served with rice.
This spinach souffle is a great way to add green to your St. Patrick day table.
The homemade version of broth always beats the store bought kind both in flavor and nutrition.