Easy Ilish Biryani

I love Ilish (Hilsa) like any other Bengali. “Padda-r Ilish” (Hilsa from the river Padma in Bangladesh) is the most crazed fish in West Bengal. The silver beauty adorns the Bengali meal platter any day. Since my childhood I’ve enjoyed various delicacies made of this fish. May it be jhal (fish cooked in mustard gravy),…

Channa-r payesh

This year Diwali has a special importance for me. I’m celebrating this day with my parents after six long years. I’m celebrating this festival being a mother of my six month old kid. This is Abhijoy’s first Diwali. Startled by the deafening sound of the crackers and watching the fairy lights with amazement, he has filled…