Chocolate & Puffed Rice Balls | Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Chocolate & Puffed Rice Balls

Crunchy homemade chocolate balls filled with the goodness of nuts. These chocolate and puffed rice balls are great for lunchboxes, snack time and midnight munchies (if you are like me!) I often see people complaining about the ‘sagas’ written in a recipe blog. The common point in all these complaints is that ‘a recipe blog should have only the recipe’.…

Masala Chicken Soup Recipe | From The Corner Table | Copyright Image

Masala Chicken Soup

A chicken soup spiced with a wholesome Indian spice mix; it’s perfect for activating the tastebuds and ideal on rainy days or gloomy days. June was a difficult month for us. The parents were unwell for the longest time, I was struggling with sleep issues and a series of unfortunate news from around the globe dragged down our mood and…

Tuna Pakoda Recipe | From The Corner Table

Tuna Pakoda

These Sri Lankan cuisine-inspired crunchy tuna pakodas (or fish fritters) are the perfect monsoon snack, game snack, evening snack or even party appetizers. Pipping hot pakodas go hand-in-hand with the monsoon for us Indians. It’s a mood… the sizzle of those frying pakodas as the chai bubbles with the pitter-patter of raindrops as a pleasant background score. But not this…

Cherry Yoghurt Honey Popsicles | Copyright Image | From the Corner Table

Cherry-Licious Popsicles

Fresh cherries and the goodness of homemade hung curd make for a refreshing, healthy and easy-to-make frozen dessert. Perfect for those times when you need a cool break! I eat fruits, but there’s only a handful of them I absolutely adore. And cherries – those tart, sweet, firm little nuggets of flavour are among them. The fathership is well aware…

The luscious and fibre-rich mango & oats breakfast smoothie | copyright image | from the corner table.

Mango & Oats Breakfast Smoothie

A deliciously thick, lactose-free smoothie rich with the sweetness of juicy mangoes and fibre-rich oats, this is a quick, healthy, and yummy summer mango breakfast recipe!  Oh, the joys of summer holidays! There are simply so many things that I miss about being a child. But if you’d ask me to pick one thing – especially during these blistering summer…

Mixed Fruit Chaatni or Mixed Fruit Chutney | Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Mixed Fruit Chaatni | Chutney

A Bengali chutney made with seasonal fruits that is the perfect last course for any meal or can be used for chapati rolls and sourdough toppings. The chaatni, that lip-licking last course of a Bengali meal, is integral to Bengali cuisine. It cuts through the richness of the fish or mutton curry to prepare the taste buds for the dessert…

Leftover Rice Stuffed Capsicum

Use leftover rice and crispy capsicums to make these rice and Indian cottage cheese stuffed capsicums that are spicy, smoky and filling.  If you are a regular rice eater, then leftover rice tucked in the corner of a refrigerator shelf is probably as much a thing in your household as mine. And while fried rice or masala bhaat made with…

Rosha | Bengali Vegetable Stew | Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Rosha | Bengali Vegetable Stew

A traditional Bengali winter vegetable stew flavoured with dried lentil dumplings that’s flavourful and gut friendly. Just like the humble khichuri/khichdi (or kedgeree if you want to be colonial) has a recipe unique to every Indian household, the ubiquitous ‘rosha‘ has its singular version in homes across West Bengal. Simply put, the rosha is a selection of winter vegetables and…

Mulo Chechki or Bengali Stir-fried Radish } Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Mulo Chechki | Bengali Stir-fried Radish

A Bengali winter delicacy where the humble radish shines, its natural sweetness evident in every morsel; goes well with rice, roti or paratha. In Bengali language, the term ‘chechki’ is used for any vegetable that is grated and stir-fried with minimal seasoning. It’s a dish in which the vegetable – radish and pumpkin being the more preferred – are allowed…

Piri Piri Chicken Curry

Kick up the spice levels with this tangy, flavourful chicken curry that pairs well with rice and breads. Us Bengalis LOVE our chicken curry and maangsho jhol. Lavish, made with utter devotion to details like painstakingly hand-crushed spices… these two dishes form the crux of meals that you linger over while catching up on all the gossip, reminiscing over memories…

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