Roads to Bishnupur Bankura

Joypur And Bishnupur Bankura-The Journey Continues

After spending one night in the lap of nature at Jhilimili forest and an adventurous day in Mukutmonipur, our next destination was Joypur jungle & the famous terracotta temples of Bishnupur, Bankura. Joypur Forest The following day, i.e. on 17th December, we started for Joypur jungle. A sweet aroma punched me as we entered the magical forest area. No! Not the typical smell of the … Continue reading Joypur And Bishnupur Bankura-The Journey Continues

Mukutmanipur Bankura

Bon Voyage – Jhilimili Forest And Mukutmanipur Bankura

For a day’s trip or as a picnic spot, Mukutmanipur in Bankura is well known among Bengalis. But today, one of us, will share our experience of Bankura tourism, which includes more than the known holiday spots. Being a Bankri (someone from the Bankura district of West Bengal), Bankura as a holiday destination always sounded quirky to me. Moreover, my son and I prefer the … Continue reading Bon Voyage – Jhilimili Forest And Mukutmanipur Bankura

Quick Tiffin Box Recipes

Quick Tiffin Box Recipes

From Sunday to Thursday, every night, most of the moms go to bed with the same thought – Which food to pack in the tiffin box tomorrow? The sole conditions are the food should be healthy, tasty, easy to consume, compact and can be prepared at the speed of lightning! Unfortunately, the two years of lockdown have put us out of the habit of preparing … Continue reading Quick Tiffin Box Recipes

Burmaik-North Bengal Tourism

Burmaik – a rendezvous with tranquility in North Bengal Tourism

There are offbeat places offered by North Bengal Tourism where one can go to find some solace from the hurried life of the concrete jungles. You just simply need to explore such hidden treasures. Parna had been to one such place last year. She shares her experience here with us. In one of his books, Ruskin Bond says, “It is always the same with mountains. … Continue reading Burmaik – a rendezvous with tranquility in North Bengal Tourism

Food Crawl in Darjeeling – A rare treasure of the North Bengal Tourism

After a deadly COVID-19 experience, Parna & family could finally make a trip to a place close to our heart – Darjeeling. In this article, we have discussed some of the best restaurants in Darjeeling, where she and her friends managed to visit during her 2 and a half day stay in Darjeeling before travelling to other lesser known spots in North Bengal Tourism. Here … Continue reading Food Crawl in Darjeeling – A rare treasure of the North Bengal Tourism

The Sweetmeats of Bengal – 5: Sweets from the Bankura and Purulia Districts

The Bengali sweets are not all about Sandesh made from cottage cheese or Chhena. There are many varieties of sweets in the drier districts of Bengal which are not made from cottage cheese. In this article, we’ll be discussing about the Bengali sweets that are not made from Chhena. As the regions of Bankura and Purulia are an extension of the Chotanagpur plateau, the weather … Continue reading The Sweetmeats of Bengal – 5: Sweets from the Bankura and Purulia Districts

DOOARS: The ultimate getaway to the wonderland of the North Bengal Tourism

Who wouldn’t want to take a break from the everyday turmoil of city life? The Dooars, a popular destination of North Bengal Tourism can be the perfect choice with its beautiful and eye-catching landscapes of lush green stretches of tea gardens, pleasant weather, vast deciduous forests along a wonderful view of the Himalayas. In this article, we would be providing you with the details of … Continue reading DOOARS: The ultimate getaway to the wonderland of the North Bengal Tourism

Hugely Popular Bengali Breakfast Dishes

The Bengalis are gourmets by nature. They love food and cherish hosting occasions for opportunities to have food. Talking about food, we all know that breakfast is an essential meal of the day and we should break our fasts like a king, as a famous proverb says. But, how’s the Bengali breakfast scene? What are the food items that govern the breakfast tables of common … Continue reading Hugely Popular Bengali Breakfast Dishes

Benagli Posto Chicken Recipe

Posto Chicken Recipe

– A true Bengali delicacy to have for your offbeat dinner. The Bengalis swear by two things – a fill of Posto Baata or Alu Posto with rice and an afternoon siesta thereafter. Posto or poppy seeds, also known as khus khus in other parts of the country enriches our taste buds, cools down our bodies, and simultaneously heals our digestive system. The Posto Chicken … Continue reading Posto Chicken Recipe

Gajar ka halwa recipe

Gajorer Halua (Gajar Ka Halwa) Recipe – Mughal Influence in the Bengali Kitchen

Gajorer Halua also known in the North India as Gajar ka halwa, is not an authentic Bengali dish. Though the dessert is hugely popular in Bengal but it originated in Arab and travelled to India with the traders earlier and later with the Mughal rulers. The word ‘Halwa’ or ‘Halua’ is the Arabic word for sweet. It was apparently the Mughal era when diligent documenting … Continue reading Gajorer Halua (Gajar Ka Halwa) Recipe – Mughal Influence in the Bengali Kitchen