Tag Archive | durga puja recipes

Durga Puja Greetings + Pear Chutney Recipe

Happy Durga Puja everyone. Bijoy greetings. For Bengali Hindus this is by far the biggest religious celebration. In India it’s ten days long. Abroad, it’s more like two days and people try to squeeze in what they can. In mythology it’s based on Durga’s defeat of the demon Mahishasura. During this festival time in West […]

Besan Ladoo Recipe

Durga Puja marks the beginning of festival season for Bengali Hindus. (Diwali is also coming on November 3). With this is mind I wanted to share this recipe with you good folks. Ladoos are a ball-shaped sweet popular throughout India. A favorite of Ganesh, these treats can be made from white flour, wheat, sorghum, or […]

Cholar Dal Recipe Featured in Khabar Magazine!

I wanted to share a bit of good news. My cholar dal recipe (or really Ma’s recipe) was published in an Indian American magazine called Khabar. It’s festival season for Hindus so Khabar was looking for foods that evoke this time of year. I chose cholar dal because it’s not the type of dal you’ll […]