a heavy bottomed pan. Heat mustard oil on medium heat till smoking hot this will help to reduce its pungency. You can also use vegetable or canola oil. Fry the potatoes till they get a nice golden color. Take out the potatoes and set aside.
the same pan (add more oil if needed) add whole garam masala. Let them crackle, take care not to burn them.
the onion paste and fry them until the raw smell is gone. Now its time to add the ginger
the fried baby potatoes and coat them with the masala. Add a cup of water, green chilies and green peas (optional). Let it cook for 5 mins with lid on top.
A Bengalistyle chicken recipe which is also perfect for any party or get together. Though generally it is served with Mishti Polao( BengaliStyle Sweet Fried Rice) but it is equally good when served with hot steaming rice
…the kaash flowers swaying in gentle breeze, telling tales of traditions that is seeped so deep in every bengali’s heart, the hypnotic resonance of dhaaker taal, dhunuchi naach, soul stirring hymns of pushpanjali, pujo, heady smell of sweet camphor and incense, natun saree, pujor gaan, bhoger khichuri, bonhomie, dream food are what Durga puja brings to the mind of every true blue Bengali…a homecoming, infused a new leash of life battered from the mundane lifestyle…invokes joy, happiness, festivity, togetherness