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term="Pritha Sen"/><category term="Pudding"/><category term="Radhaballavi"/><category term="Rashogolla"/><category term="Recipe Index"/><category term="Sandesh"/><category term="Sandwich"/><category term="Shingara"/><category term="Sondesh"/><category term="Turmeric"/><category term="Weekend"/><category term="celery"/><category term="congee"/><category term="cookies"/><category term="cranberry"/><category term="dates"/><category term="lamb"/><category term="mango cake"/><category term="nutella"/><category term="oats"/><category term="p"/><category term="papaya"/><category term="paturi"/><category term="pithe"/><category term="ranga alur mishti"/><category term="spain"/><category term="spanish omelet"/><category term="tortilla de patata"/><category term="travel"/><title type='text'>Bong Mom&#39;s CookBook</title><subtitle type='html'>A Bong, a mom &amp;amp; a cook...</subtitle><link rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#feed' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/posts/default'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/-/Chicken?max-results=100'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/search/label/Chicken'/><link rel='hub' href='http://pubsubhubbub.appspot.com/'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><generator version='7.00' 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  4. There is this Netflix show called &quot;the Indian Matchmaking&quot; which has created quite a furore in the Indian community!! I am not aware of current match making scenarios in India but the show was entertaining reality TV. At first I couldn&#39;t believe some of the things I heard like the constant demand for &quot;flxible, fair, slim&quot; girls as a bride!!! This was the 21st century goddammit. but then I </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/180241905575903485/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2020/07/goan-pork-vindaloo.html#comment-form' title='4 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/180241905575903485'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/180241905575903485'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2020/07/goan-pork-vindaloo.html' title='Goan Pork Vindaloo -- from the husband-man'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEg4SGunr5BFUG8zV2KnQEPBn3JX3XeWThBSWJQCZoukQcXdxy8F52JqMxIWNCfiAvPohfgfMPMx0t6pFuMSeA0dYVy50fFRBwPJGSOcf1GCN-Z4XJy95tKEOhi4dJeGWQVKozsqlg/s72-c/GoanPorkVindaloo.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>4</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-7440743055489749440</id><published>2020-04-06T10:48:00.002-04:00</published><updated>2020-04-06T10:52:05.511-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Healthy Eats"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Pasta"/><title type='text'>Pasta Mexilian Bolognese -- or 3 ways to use the same dish</title><summary type="text">In the face of increasing number of deaths in New York and New Jersey, my lament about grocery stores sounds petty, There are many people getting very sick, there is an army of doctors and nurses and other healthcare workers tending to those that are very sick and getting sick themselves, there are the grocery line workers, the mailman, the garbage guy all risking their lives and out on the </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/7440743055489749440/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2020/04/pasta-bolognese-3-ways-to-use-chilli.html#comment-form' title='2 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/7440743055489749440'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/7440743055489749440'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2020/04/pasta-bolognese-3-ways-to-use-chilli.html' title='Pasta Mexilian Bolognese -- or 3 ways to use the same dish'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEhk1PeFMf8Jpwgh5HjcU6R0Jg3_tXPJ7Sl1DxzhgZhBHYGcPMrTmYlVJjxG5S0B3g2GSjUYbzOeRoMZPZZV953RfNhtJVQ4jSQDBHEmyRA9FfiP2df3b9BSlOPfwdDNlBHYGhH2xA/s72-c/PastaKeema1.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>2</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-8478588879650319924</id><published>2019-12-23T23:53:00.001-05:00</published><updated>2019-12-24T00:08:01.198-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Festival"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><title type='text'>Chicken Roast for Christmas</title><summary type="text">
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  8. Christmas is right here, the year is done, and I have been super lazy this month. The last few days has been crazy as it always does when the holidays are upon you and you have procrastinated.
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  11. But not my fault totally. The thing is my India trip this November, totally messed me. Though there was a lot of running around to do while I was there, I did not have to do any of the daily chores. I</summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/8478588879650319924/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2019/12/chicken-roast-for-christmas.html#comment-form' title='0 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/8478588879650319924'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/8478588879650319924'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2019/12/chicken-roast-for-christmas.html' title='Chicken Roast for Christmas'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEhVJnqgr59OfKUPCozed_VStdv9HmNKdloZCGhbgAXV9M-CbV_JUwT9-t_i4D0PKCcCtQqoyUIqi6WwrDwgif0Hz-pMYHG751YWva_XQVSPhkXGwxdJ8DhinUPAdC3tQaBLhDa70g/s72-c/ChRoast6.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>0</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-4192556444189721490</id><published>2019-09-18T22:42:00.003-04:00</published><updated>2019-10-21T15:32:57.420-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Healthy Eats"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Friends"/><title type='text'>Tumi&#39;r Chicken Malai Kabab</title><summary type="text">
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  15. Today is Bishawakarma Pujo.
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  19. Tomato? Potato? Khichuri? Biriyani? Potol Posto? Neem Begun? Bishwakarma ki kheten🤔
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  21. Nothing. Zilch. Nada. My brain throws up a 404 Error at &quot;Bishwakarma Pujo Food&quot;. Ki blasphemy!!
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  23. There are several for Durga Pujo, a couple for Lokkhi Pujo, a nice number for Saraswati Pujo, even one for Ma </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/4192556444189721490/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2019/09/chicken-malai-kabab.html#comment-form' title='4 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/4192556444189721490'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/4192556444189721490'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2019/09/chicken-malai-kabab.html' title='Tumi&#39;r Chicken Malai Kabab'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEj5177lCxH_6T5Av-wBAE-aUsbeluxfmI9LB-bTa9LerPtvf2WLc2P0EBK0NoNyUEWVpR2vIvifUGjDM0-Iq24MvgRztGKEXe6sQfK6Ox9ToksQzMrbgOATQJBWhjl7JXnantTmmQ/s72-c/D75_5943.JPG" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>4</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-5426717339496426047</id><published>2019-06-08T15:10:00.001-04:00</published><updated>2019-06-08T15:10:23.323-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Healthy Eats"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Books"/><title type='text'>Grilled Chicken with Sate Oil </title><summary type="text">
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  27. I have been obsessed with this grilled chicken recipe and had to share it here. It is perfect for the summer. A little marination and a whole lot of flavor.
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  29. Usually I marinate my chicken with Indian spices for grilling. However that was getting kind of boring. The other marinades that the husband-man uses is bit bland for my taste and the chicken is not as juicy as I want to be. psst... he </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/5426717339496426047/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2019/06/grilled-chicken-with-sate-oil.html#comment-form' title='2 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/5426717339496426047'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/5426717339496426047'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2019/06/grilled-chicken-with-sate-oil.html' title='Grilled Chicken with Sate Oil '/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEjyALrcmCl1P74pSq-e2-MksYHeyltitofZkpgo5f5KLE-5nnwg_KBva8ggen_DayUrHKFadjeyWoKk6wd72WMl2JNym40AAJxUQt_FESmrjldS93jpgRGxVOKR-7x_okd0OSKxfQ/s72-c/GrilledChickenSateOil1.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>2</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-6387618277844692357</id><published>2018-04-29T20:49:00.001-04:00</published><updated>2020-06-22T15:29:42.455-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Chicken Curry"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali cuisine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Recipes"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Ma"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mutton"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Traditional Bengali"/><title type='text'>Robibar er Murgir Jhol -- Sunday Chicken Curry</title><summary type="text">
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  34. The Bengali Chicken Curry is the most simplest of Chicken Curries popular in Bengali homes. While the Goalondo Steamer Curry or Railway Chicken Curry has now gained popularity, those were not how chicken was cooked in most Bengali homes. This chicken curry recipe is the curry that millions of Bengalis in the 70&#39;s and 80&#39;s grew up with, their Mothers cooking</summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/6387618277844692357/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2018/04/robibar-er-murgi-r-jhol-sunday-chicken.html#comment-form' title='5 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/6387618277844692357'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/6387618277844692357'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2018/04/robibar-er-murgi-r-jhol-sunday-chicken.html' title='Robibar er Murgir Jhol -- Sunday Chicken Curry'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEjygr0YVY8VCT_AzLYwk3hO2Igy1Z_0ATm3UrvpGw4R0b4MqfuW9ndasqoguxSUC-tkIiwMrWlXEUcxMVGFix9QXiwbF47lWUd19UcvlW9CvYvsuSO5qGrWab-Q-oUIW3kO_wBWqg/s72-c/SundayMurgi%2527rJhol1.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>5</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-3392690032684566691</id><published>2016-09-27T22:43:00.002-04:00</published><updated>2020-06-09T13:19:52.329-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali cuisine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Recipes"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><title type='text'>Chicken Rezala -- a regal stew</title><summary type="text">
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  38. Kolkata Style chicken Rezala | Chicken Rezala
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  40. The typical Bengali style rezala is a&amp;nbsp;mildly spiced, fragrant, yogurt-based stew with chunks of meat. It owes its origin to Mughlai cuisine. This is my recipe of Chicken rezala, which is not exactly like the muslim restaurants in Kolkata but close.
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  44. September is close to an end. Pujo is upon us. And no has any time to </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/3392690032684566691/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2016/09/chicken-rezala-regal-stew.html#comment-form' title='4 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/3392690032684566691'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/3392690032684566691'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2016/09/chicken-rezala-regal-stew.html' title='Chicken Rezala -- a regal stew'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEhKj7ayra9Gq0HcTUJGtsLEu4_KkKp2xBxp80sEWuxMDiGSUbzIvbT1h0g45YTau1zNJKIgiqmCjTjPpBiSt2EUI8uq5l8adGXVsr_nUaXskJx0Mg6ordCdlYt29qnSWKGKYWsxGA/s72-c/Chickenrezala1.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>4</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-5530778879491678163</id><published>2016-05-03T18:58:00.003-04:00</published><updated>2018-04-26T14:34:14.848-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali cuisine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Recipes"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mutton"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Friends"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Vacation"/><title type='text'>Deepshikha&#39;s Bengali Goat Meat Curry in Oven -- at Smokies</title><summary type="text">
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  47. This Spring Break we went to the Smoky Mountains -- the Great Smoky Mountains. One of the few national parks in the east coast. I am a sucker for National Parks and after our Yellowstone trip last year, my secret desire is to visit all of them. Does not seem like that will happen in this lifetime with the money and time I have at my disposal but that does not mean I won&#39;t try.
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  51. But the Great</summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/5530778879491678163/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2016/05/bengali-goat-meat-curry-in-oven.html#comment-form' title='19 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/5530778879491678163'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/5530778879491678163'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2016/05/bengali-goat-meat-curry-in-oven.html' title='Deepshikha&#39;s Bengali Goat Meat Curry in Oven -- at Smokies'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEhmMoA1t_j-5IiaYfdAKo0tOfuFBEHRqOftod6ptOYE3-5xOm58cqcn9txlAqqm7p4JTwipMSX6KbmKy6xw-bd7NvKMtexp_xHuDbF7Y3c2v7aoXLcIKC-XNZG_hCi2sZOQrvmAkA/s72-c/Smokies10.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>19</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-566917612094586102</id><published>2016-01-21T19:54:00.001-05:00</published><updated>2016-01-21T19:54:45.654-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Recipes"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Goat Liver"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mutton"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Traditional Bengali"/><title type='text'>Mete Chorchori -- Goat Liver Fry the Bengali Way</title><summary type="text">
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  55. I don&#39;t know about you but I simple love goat liver aka &quot;mete&quot; in Bengali. Chicken liver -- not so much but Goat liver -- yum! My daughters freak out at the very idea that I am eating innards of an animal and refuse to even taste it. Having been fond of mete since a wee young child, I don&#39;t understand their reaction.
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  57. While &quot;mete&quot; was always thrown in when one bought goat meat back in the </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/566917612094586102/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2016/01/mete-chorchori-goat-liver-fry-bengali.html#comment-form' title='10 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/566917612094586102'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/566917612094586102'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2016/01/mete-chorchori-goat-liver-fry-bengali.html' title='Mete Chorchori -- Goat Liver Fry the Bengali Way'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEiWZfFQzALPg05yBrSjn6kOmtktLN-DnC7LCATNjPqV4p9ZqExKyh59AmQMDFynjSKOce9ZqCG7BatUuuVx2iU1fcd1cx_aCCs4P8SM0NC29PyCU6X9W_BPMTXY7yScTBuDT-Ol0Q/s72-c/MeteCharchari3.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>10</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-408681806487830559</id><published>2015-06-26T00:29:00.001-04:00</published><updated>2015-06-26T00:49:52.520-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><title type='text'>Aam Pudina Grilled Murgi -- Chicken grilled with Mint-Green mango chutney</title><summary type="text">
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  61. Yesterday was the dress rehearsal at LS&#39;s dance class. Being an Indian classical dance you can well imagine the lengths one had to go to, getting the child dressed. But this post is not about the dance so let us not deviate.
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  71. IBM&#39;s Watson is being consulted by chefs to suggest new and exciting recipes. It can help in situations where you have people with dietary restrictions or in case of food shortage. Given a set of ingredients and the person&#39;s dietary restrictions Watson apparently creates and suggests recipe, by analyzing the key flavor compounds in the ingredients.
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This &quot;stuff&quot; seems to have taken over their lives, making me and their dad run around, dropping, picking up, taking off work to attend school meetings that discusses new test </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/3034639698054639465/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2014/03/mutton-kormamangshor-korma-with-coconut.html#comment-form' title='10 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/3034639698054639465'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/3034639698054639465'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2014/03/mutton-kormamangshor-korma-with-coconut.html' title='Mutton Korma/Mangshor Korma -- with coconut and cashew'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEiGMusBhSlshzJaHFOb2Z5o-a4gNwqEu8WAlN0Lc4ydBW7OPUqNypDbO2VPilDgxjuyi9kMKInv0wtJn0Mfi5wKTtLgqVkWmxFV7R7LHOWXNWafpVg_l9jow9OLBJzRY4y4HxvC-Q/s72-c/MuttonKorma2.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>10</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-1207357878796089203</id><published>2014-03-03T23:00:00.000-05:00</published><updated>2017-11-09T14:27:02.343-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Healthy Eats"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Friends"/><title type='text'>The H-man&#39;s Chicken Kabab -- from the lazy nawab&#39;s Harem</title><summary type="text">....Or maybe the Nawab&#39;s lazy harem. I mean the Nawab never cooked anyway so it must have been either the Harem ladies (which I seriously doubt) or the chief bawarchi&#39;s sous chef(more probable) who took this shortcut approach to Chicken Kababs. It might also have been the Harem ladies in their Kohled eyes and betel juice stained lips who made these when economy was bad and they could not afford a</summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/1207357878796089203/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2012/04/h-mans-chicken-kabab-from-lazy-nawabs.html#comment-form' title='24 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1207357878796089203'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1207357878796089203'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2012/04/h-mans-chicken-kabab-from-lazy-nawabs.html' title='The H-man&#39;s Chicken Kabab -- from the lazy nawab&#39;s Harem'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEguDWfsc-1Mv-tur7009mjD9SVTcSsZM-X6mv4Vixkrt_Fu6IQ4aU5v0LVsBuPBncLg_RbNmekchgryDUui6CBZka8SR7DHlRogXaGrMO8RghqSjxgyDI6XKHaI1Jnlck4H0kPf6g/s72-c/ChickenKabab1.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>24</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-405617460085320511</id><published>2014-02-03T14:49:00.003-05:00</published><updated>2020-12-07T11:41:51.051-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali cuisine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Mutton Stew"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Recipe Book"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Recipes"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mutton"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mutton Stew"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Books"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Soup"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Traditional Bengali"/><title type='text'>Bengali Mutton Stew -- and a song for Saraswati</title><summary type="text">
  80.  
  81. Bengali Mutton Stew adapted from Lila Majumdar&#39;s Brown Stew
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  83.  
  84. When I was a small child, I did not sing. Rather I assumed that &quot;I cannot sing&quot;. It must have been a true assumption since years later when I tried to sing lullaby to my daughters, they protested and later told me to not sing when they are trying to sleep!
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  86. However my father, like all fathers, did not believe in my lack of singing </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/405617460085320511/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2014/02/bengali-mutton-stew-and-song-for.html#comment-form' title='15 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/405617460085320511'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/405617460085320511'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2014/02/bengali-mutton-stew-and-song-for.html' title='Bengali Mutton Stew -- and a song for Saraswati'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEgC7CTXHZSDNMJQsoW7-axm8grFKhaQu4neow8yLqanl1MwoJCtGJFR9eTIVSPvInlA2uFxKGhXsyhDzuEb0522ttAwbA06ClAQIwnQBcQZR8dIFDDCIVvj5KFDsVks8J4rRDLnTw/s72-c/BMuttonStew2.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>15</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-1740138285553771737</id><published>2013-12-10T23:09:00.001-05:00</published><updated>2013-12-10T23:10:13.183-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Keema"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mutton"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><title type='text'>Chicken Keema in Mint-Coriander Paste</title><summary type="text">
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  89. I have had this recipe in my draft for more than two months now. Almost since summer when the sun was warm and the backyard bereft of snow. For the last two months, I have been thinking of sharing it with you. It deserves sharing for it is really good and it has found its way in our home because someone I barely know had shared it with me.
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  91. But all these days I have had nothing to say </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/1740138285553771737/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2013/12/chicken-keema-in-mint-coriander-paste.html#comment-form' title='9 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1740138285553771737'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1740138285553771737'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2013/12/chicken-keema-in-mint-coriander-paste.html' title='Chicken Keema in Mint-Coriander Paste'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEizoTd9oR6_DF7f4wE4YIxPGJpA0afZrpoSVXBwi5IeAxrZgq5xJ2EfYIDD3CKaUuIKO4C0tfP8pez6Abktzayw8zIMRQnNmLOG_AkTW5bmPnmVQr8FiPdpALjXljBpOjzodKoQgw/s72-c/KeemaMint2.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>9</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-7748359468997829527</id><published>2013-07-16T23:00:00.002-04:00</published><updated>2020-06-19T10:55:33.335-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali cuisine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Recipes"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mutton"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Traditional Bengali"/><title type='text'>Pritha Sen&#39;s Railway Mutton Curry -- Bengali style</title><summary type="text">
  92.  
  93.  
  94.  
  95. Railway Mutton Curry
  96.  
  97. The Railway Mutton Curry is a legacy from the food cooked aboard the Indian Railways during British raj. The dishes served in the dining cars of indian railways in those times&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;were a blend of Anglo-Indian, Bengali and South Indian, cooked to perfection. There are a few different recipes for this Railway Mutton Curry. The one I have shared here has more Bengali</summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/7748359468997829527/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2013/07/pritha-sens-railway-mutton-curry.html#comment-form' title='60 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/7748359468997829527'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/7748359468997829527'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2013/07/pritha-sens-railway-mutton-curry.html' title='Pritha Sen&#39;s Railway Mutton Curry -- Bengali style'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>60</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-1027641606936889975</id><published>2013-07-01T23:49:00.001-04:00</published><updated>2020-04-04T17:02:06.025-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non-traditional Bengali"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Friends"/><title type='text'>Shakuntala&#39;s Bengali Chicken Royale -- or picnic murgi</title><summary type="text">
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  100.  
  101. I have been a social media cynic from Day 1. I have cringed at people&#39;s need to tweet about their un-washed hair and strut their vacation pics. I have restrained myself from opening up a personal account on Facebook for the sole reason that &amp;nbsp;on a night with nothing to do I might flood timelines with the million pictures on my hard disk. The temptation is just too much.
  102.  
  103. However when it </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/1027641606936889975/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2013/07/shakuntalas-chicken-royale-or-picnic.html#comment-form' title='20 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1027641606936889975'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1027641606936889975'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2013/07/shakuntalas-chicken-royale-or-picnic.html' title='Shakuntala&#39;s Bengali Chicken Royale -- or picnic murgi'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEix2cDSv3S3-wyBEAj5nJR9UoYrRZVQK1WSenAl-xlO__HVXpx3swUC_r3cIa3z1WLr_ojThhHMzIOqYBXMT2wt8jP8_-FF7j_-dxniGoRBUYRDIiql6Y6krFOs7-zf12eGXb1AEw/s72-c/BengaliChickenRoyale2.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>20</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-85210666391876594</id><published>2013-04-26T23:14:00.002-04:00</published><updated>2013-05-01T22:44:24.427-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><title type='text'>Kerala Style Chicken Stew and a Yellow Belt</title><summary type="text">Sometimes when I write this blog, I feel a tad guilty.
  104.  
  105. Am I being totally honest here ? Am I portraying only a slice of my life here ? Am I writing only about the funny and smart things my kids say ? Am I hiding from the world that my PMS lasts for exactly 21 days and 5 hours, give and take two ?
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  107. The thing is when you read a blog, anyone&#39;s blog you see only a slice of the blogger&#39;s life there. </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/85210666391876594/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2013/04/kerala-style-chicken-stew-and-yellow.html#comment-form' title='38 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/85210666391876594'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/85210666391876594'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2013/04/kerala-style-chicken-stew-and-yellow.html' title='Kerala Style Chicken Stew and a Yellow Belt'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEhUvVICxpuGsd7Lw8erRrSLNJ7bBv-IQqYoJc_IRrz9aEe6p604dH8b_Pj4H3_f1hhYeIghxEq7YHFa6wQkC9GJuBvrqTBdzqEl5lAa4DSEwDixakjHAXup3PwGSSBCXhg44Qcl2A/s72-c/KeralaChickenStew_LS.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>38</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-4380395545535988396</id><published>2013-04-17T22:41:00.000-04:00</published><updated>2013-10-07T11:32:59.490-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non-traditional Bengali"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Friends"/><title type='text'>Chicken ChaaNp or Chaap-- Mughal influence on Bengal</title><summary type="text">
  108.  
  109. Chicken Chaap
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  111. I wish I could have said this recipe is my Mother&#39;s given to her by her great-great-grandfather Wajid Ali Shah&#39;s master bawarchi.
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  113. I wish I could have said I was born into this recipe. But sorry to disappoint. Many of you have been born into it for sure as you have been with recipes of creme brulee and chocolate gateau. But nope. Not me. Darn, my Ma.
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  115. In fact for a large part of </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/4380395545535988396/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2013/04/chicken-chaanp-or-chaap-mughal.html#comment-form' title='38 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/4380395545535988396'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/4380395545535988396'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2013/04/chicken-chaanp-or-chaap-mughal.html' title='Chicken ChaaNp or Chaap-- Mughal influence on Bengal'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEjDgTa9j9Ks6GwyAMywu5RQ1kFomFuX1zn4pKoxJ0h3rrxJKD9vu5SUnjCYxwZ6pXfZZeKXl7S_YVzBYwY4Khj6lJY75E9NWG0jkj1q6XMtgxXT4ll46UHU-X9FDjo28hFzMmQ32w/s72-c/ChickenChhaNp1.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>38</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-6786754363141569876</id><published>2013-03-18T20:40:00.000-04:00</published><updated>2013-03-18T21:16:44.456-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Recipes"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Kashundi"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Ma"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mustard"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="My Book"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non-traditional Bengali"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><title type='text'>Shorshe Kashundi Murgi -- Chicken in Mustard Sauce</title><summary type="text">
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  119.  
  120. This had been a hectic weekend.
  121.  
  122. Wrapping up the final touch up for the book; the fonts, the typos, the excitement, the elation and then the depression.
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  124. Until Saturday night I was on a high. Half of Saturday night had been spent online, working with my editor in India and chatting more working while she corrected those last little things. I went to sleep around 3:30 AM Sunday morning </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/6786754363141569876/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2013/03/shorshe-kashundi-murgi-chicken-in.html#comment-form' title='71 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/6786754363141569876'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/6786754363141569876'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2013/03/shorshe-kashundi-murgi-chicken-in.html' title='Shorshe Kashundi Murgi -- Chicken in Mustard Sauce'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEhxdD45CuRGjrIvCRbRLtsmNHaukXX1X1KbmjrwJSBUzSy9uvum3RZhQgoNvzX99lssILV4WncgG0UD4Gh2EiGX7Fjwa3CjYuZ_2QWSq8rp50sp9WnrsFOEYbHelxCYdbaq_kPUTw/s72-c/Shorshe+KasundiMurgi2.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>71</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-1016144390877992034</id><published>2013-03-03T12:18:00.000-05:00</published><updated>2013-03-03T12:18:34.532-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Keema"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mutton"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non-traditional Bengali"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><title type='text'>Keema Matar or Keema Koraishuti</title><summary type="text">After a long long time I bought Goat keema today. Made fresh at the meat store.
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  126. It was natural that I would make a Keema Matar with it. What we call Keema Koraishuti.
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  128. That one dish serves a lot of purpose and also freezes well. So, today we are going to have just the keema matar with rice for lunch. Tomorrow, I will dry up some of it, add a boiled egg and make sandwich. On Wednesday I will </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/1016144390877992034/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2013/03/keema-matar-or-keema-koraishuti.html#comment-form' title='11 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1016144390877992034'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1016144390877992034'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2013/03/keema-matar-or-keema-koraishuti.html' title='Keema Matar or Keema Koraishuti'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEixyPKb0UMGX3Cn6Lp_oW3ZhkeyuLjJyIRf4unBU_YV02ZCvd_YA5hbVPgpxWnA4PwG-FaSzEbAT9gr1ZphMXP-ff6kvf1Xl8THrfFB-LCxcNJGjHhP0gVCJjM4ZcxSeN2IpMFu9g/s72-c/KeemaMatar2.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>11</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-5739272113628480295</id><published>2012-11-19T22:43:00.002-05:00</published><updated>2012-11-19T23:12:51.616-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Recipes"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Snack"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Traditional Bengali"/><title type='text'>Bangali Chicken Keema Chop -- for Bhai Pho(n)ta</title><summary type="text">
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  133. I love this time of the year. Not because it is winter which is really not my favorite season but because of the festivities which come tumbling one after the other. DurgaPujo, Halloween, Diwali, Bhai Phota, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year dazzles the calendar until December. Even while we are recovering from the aftermath of bhog-er khichuri, sondesh, nimki and naru there is a fifteen </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/5739272113628480295/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2012/11/bangali-chicken-keema-chop-for-bhai.html#comment-form' title='18 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/5739272113628480295'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/5739272113628480295'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2012/11/bangali-chicken-keema-chop-for-bhai.html' title='Bangali Chicken Keema Chop -- for Bhai Pho(n)ta'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEhegQl87oUNlnS1yM-OBJX2vUcmx80Y307LpXW8ailt4IlV72dKdngK-DhtpVgbYiachE8JE_e4Va9MwAFzNJOWIrF-aUKxfkAgpRy0vZhwH4jBZznoqeRwCLN6uBV1IFVKR9khvg/s72-c/KeemarChop3.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>18</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-1816297631129466954</id><published>2012-11-11T00:29:00.001-05:00</published><updated>2020-05-23T19:24:38.263-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Recipes"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Ma-in-Law"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non-traditional Bengali"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><title type='text'>Kolkata Style Chilli chicken -- the way Ma-in law makes it</title><summary type="text">
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  137. Kolkata Style Chilli Chicken | Chinese Chilli Chicken
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  139. Indian Style Chinese Chilli Chicken&amp;nbsp;is a hot, spicy favorite of almost every Chicken eating Indian. It is not authentic Chinese but an Indian adaptation which is immensely popular in Indian&amp;nbsp;restaurants
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  155. Robibarer Pathar Mangshor Jhol - Bengali Mutton Curry
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  160. Sunday Bengali Mutton Curry | Robibar er Mangshor Jhol
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  162. This quintessential Bengali Mutton Curry is synonymous to Sunday lunch. This recipe of mutton curry or panthar manghso is from my Mother-in-law and has a thinner curry or jhol than my Mother&#39;s. Mixed with rice and some salad it is a very flavorful meal
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  170. Could have been the day, LS took the plunge and rode the bicycle with the training wheels. From three wheels to four, two of them in training waiting to be taken away.
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  178. Ushnish Ghosh, is one of them who not only cooks everyday home food in his Delhi kitchen for his SOMEONE (this would be boudi, his wife) but is also </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/8582287089816049026/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2012/07/roshun-murgi-inspired-by-ushnishdas.html#comment-form' title='16 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/8582287089816049026'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/8582287089816049026'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2012/07/roshun-murgi-inspired-by-ushnishdas.html' title='Roshun Murgi -- inspired by UshnishDa&#39;s garlic chicken'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>16</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-7673447181243592226</id><published>2012-07-03T21:04:00.001-04:00</published><updated>2012-07-25T12:41:33.601-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><title type='text'>Chicken Fry -- did you ever try this?</title><summary type="text">
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  182. Quick, quick post about the Chicken Fry with mighty fragrant kari patta which I make very often. That recipe was based on blogger Sumitha&#39;s Kerala Chicken Fry Recipe. She would blog at Kitchen Wonders and this is 2007 I am talking about. Since then as they say &quot;much water has flown under the bridge&quot; and when I clicked on the original recipe link on Saturday, the page said &quot;Permission denied&quot;.</summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/7673447181243592226/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2012/07/chicken-fry-did-you-ever-try-this.html#comment-form' title='14 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/7673447181243592226'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/7673447181243592226'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2012/07/chicken-fry-did-you-ever-try-this.html' title='Chicken Fry -- did you ever try this?'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>14</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-1619821030020407575</id><published>2012-07-01T00:47:00.007-04:00</published><updated>2012-07-30T21:30:14.998-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Dal"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mutton"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non-traditional Bengali"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Friends"/><title type='text'>K&#39;s Dal-Gosht -- meat cooked with lentils</title><summary type="text">The last weekend we went visiting a friend whom we have known since donkey&#39;s years or whatever years that makes sure that you can sleep in late at their home while the kids are running amock.
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  190. Now we visit them often, taking on a journey of 3hrs ever few months for their house is a haven where I can rest my weary soul and be jealous of other</summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/1619821030020407575/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2012/07/ks-dal-gosht.html#comment-form' title='30 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1619821030020407575'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1619821030020407575'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2012/07/ks-dal-gosht.html' title='K&#39;s Dal-Gosht -- meat cooked with lentils'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>30</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-9010969509787696050</id><published>2012-06-12T16:52:00.003-04:00</published><updated>2012-06-12T22:56:16.011-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Coconut"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Corriander"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mint"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mutton"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><title type='text'>Chicken in Mint, Coriander and Coconut Gravy</title><summary type="text">
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  194. This year I have had no time for any gardening. It saddens me for I love seeing things grow but then I have realized I need to prioritize instead of taking up too many things and then not doing any of them right or rather simply delegating. Yes, I love delegating and if it is the husband who is at the receiving end I can turn into a full tyrant nagger. Unfortunately the husband has had not </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/9010969509787696050/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2012/06/chicken-in-mint-coriander-and-coconut.html#comment-form' title='35 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/9010969509787696050'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/9010969509787696050'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2012/06/chicken-in-mint-coriander-and-coconut.html' title='Chicken in Mint, Coriander and Coconut Gravy'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>35</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-6425438191889827003</id><published>2012-02-01T22:46:00.004-05:00</published><updated>2012-02-02T20:49:55.749-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Books"/><title type='text'>Ajwain wali Chicken --Chicken with Ajwain</title><summary type="text">
  195. When I was younger, nubile(not), nymph like(not) I adored guys who wrote mushy love letters and chose white befuddled pigeons as their choice of courier. Mailman were passe. In between they would have saved the world, brought justice, developed six packs and delivered hot kisses.
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  197. Now I am in love with Dads who stay calm, rock solid and raise foul mouthing hormonal girls, trying to bond with </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/6425438191889827003/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2012/02/ajwain-wali-chicken-chicken-with-ajwain.html#comment-form' title='24 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/6425438191889827003'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/6425438191889827003'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2012/02/ajwain-wali-chicken-chicken-with-ajwain.html' title='Ajwain wali Chicken --Chicken with Ajwain'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>24</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-1917156440661819033</id><published>2011-12-05T14:31:00.006-05:00</published><updated>2022-08-09T13:30:51.989-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Recipes"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Green Chili"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non-traditional Bengali"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><title type='text'>Kancha Lonka Murgi | Kaancha Lonka Dhonepata Murgi -- Bong Mom&#39;s version</title><summary type="text">Kancha Lonka Murgi | Kaancha Lonka Dhonepata MurgiKaancha Lonka Murgi or Kancha Lonka Dhonepata Murgi is more of a restaurant dish that has become popular in the last decade. I think Oh!Calcutta was the first Bengali restaurant which introduced this dish. In 2011, my biggest regret was missing out on this restaurant dish on my Kolkata visit. Since then I have had it many time, most recently&amp;nbsp;</summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/1917156440661819033/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2011/12/kancha-lonka-murgi-aka-green-chili.html#comment-form' title='36 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1917156440661819033'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1917156440661819033'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2011/12/kancha-lonka-murgi-aka-green-chili.html' title='Kancha Lonka Murgi | Kaancha Lonka Dhonepata Murgi -- Bong Mom&#39;s version'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEjBzlxmeKVp4J8CySgagU3tXDE4GkjCHmnaR7XdY83n3ewy1pcNdsGWn5tr7Jr-OpaPTevU7-LELeE6j8hB7cOTn2G1DdXtJ6_JvrrowbEgj08zE9xqE17wZpLR_J1dlsHMDqnhIDlEsmhlCFM8Hbtj2yWAYpoQeXAAp4RwnUdIclR8CPkPSnE/s72-w480-h640-c/KaanchLonkaDhonepataMurgi1.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>36</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-999429750255304506</id><published>2011-10-19T22:54:00.002-04:00</published><updated>2014-03-30T20:40:39.559-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Methi"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Family"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Friends"/><title type='text'>My Sister-in-Law&#39;s Methi Chicken</title><summary type="text">
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  200. Before any of you go ballistic and start crashing up your iPads and say this recipe is a hoax, let me come clean and tell you this recipe of Methi Chicken does not need a single sprig of fresh methi green.
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  202. I mean you can add fresh methi greens if you want and it definitely would be a nice thing to do but on a chilly October evening when you do not feel like donning a jacket to drive out in </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/999429750255304506/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2011/10/my-sister-in-laws-methi-chicken.html#comment-form' title='18 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/999429750255304506'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/999429750255304506'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2011/10/my-sister-in-laws-methi-chicken.html' title='My Sister-in-Law&#39;s Methi Chicken'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6099/6258857685_c26affa3a9_t.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>18</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-9078561248008567596</id><published>2011-09-01T12:34:00.001-04:00</published><updated>2013-02-14T13:25:46.449-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Kids"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Kids Menu"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mutton"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non-traditional Bengali"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Veggie"/><title type='text'>Chotoder Chicken Stew -- Chicken Stew with Vegetables</title><summary type="text">
  203.  
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  205. A couple of months back...
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  207. Me to BigSis: Have you heard of Isaac newton ? Do you know who he is ?
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  209. BigSis : Yes, yes, he is the guy who said we should wash our hands twenty times with soap and water to kill germs.
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  211. Me: ????? Don&#39;t they teach anything at your school ? Newton was a famous scientist...
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  213. BigSis: Yes, that is why he said to wash hands !!!
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  215. Me, now confused, maybe Newton said </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/9078561248008567596/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2011/09/chotoder-chicken-stew-chicken-stew-with.html#comment-form' title='31 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/9078561248008567596'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/9078561248008567596'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2011/09/chotoder-chicken-stew-chicken-stew-with.html' title='Chotoder Chicken Stew -- Chicken Stew with Vegetables'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6198/6101794310_13a08933a8_t.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>31</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-362363404910250769</id><published>2011-04-21T12:00:00.007-04:00</published><updated>2021-10-26T22:26:01.451-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><title type='text'>Chicken 65 -- near perrfect</title><summary type="text">Chicken 65Chicken 65 has lately become a very popular appetizer across almost all&amp;nbsp; Indian restaurants. We had first had it only in restaurants in southern part of India, mainly the ones specializing in spicy Andhra food. There are several funny trivia stories about the naming of this dish, which may or may not be true. My recipe of Chicken 65 is&amp;nbsp; about 10+ years old and is still one of </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/362363404910250769/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2011/04/chicken-65-near-perrfect.html#comment-form' title='35 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/362363404910250769'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/362363404910250769'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2011/04/chicken-65-near-perrfect.html' title='Chicken 65 -- near perrfect'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEgvSSLw6ZkQ2DJtkwsRB1vdJ_VlpEkhaUUIORswAOfEgK3btfOM_YD36zBUMy-L9OwTFaX_lN39IeWQvSZlE4ewr3tuwrXe8USFbqyCb-gK4tk5it6uLoLtpbyw63VwF3gC3UYxCw/s72-w480-h640-c/Chicken65recipe.HEIC" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>35</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-1834545522000684524</id><published>2011-04-09T01:10:00.002-04:00</published><updated>2011-04-09T01:11:27.817-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Books"/><title type='text'>Red Goan Chicken -- from Anjum&#39;s New Indian</title><summary type="text">
  216. In the last couple of weeks, I have been in deep s*** where time and work is concerned. There is loads of work and very less of time. I don&#39;t know how I got myself into this situation but I really want to go and live in Venus with its longer days.
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  218. On top of all this the husband will have to move to a work location, beyond everyday commutable distance and so he intends to do a Mon-Thur which </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/1834545522000684524/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2011/04/red-goan-chicken-from-anjums-new-indian.html#comment-form' title='24 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1834545522000684524'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1834545522000684524'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2011/04/red-goan-chicken-from-anjums-new-indian.html' title='Red Goan Chicken -- from Anjum&#39;s New Indian'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5302/5593379981_9e4c5acd37_t.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>24</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-824249072146380482</id><published>2011-03-22T12:06:00.002-04:00</published><updated>2011-03-22T12:10:30.984-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Friends"/><title type='text'>My friend&#39;s Chicken Korma</title><summary type="text">
  219. Yes, all those spices and more...
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  221. When I was vacillating between blogging and not-blogging a month or two back, I realized two things.
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  223. I referred to my blog to cook. Yes, things have gotten that bad over here. Of course I don&#39;t trust myself that much and 1&quot; inch of ginger does not warrant an exact measure but I do look up my recipes and then bring out my teaspoons and tablespoons and on days </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/824249072146380482/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2011/03/my-friends-chicken-korma.html#comment-form' title='32 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/824249072146380482'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/824249072146380482'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2011/03/my-friends-chicken-korma.html' title='My friend&#39;s Chicken Korma'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5291/5548202095_54e259d830_t.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>32</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-3432637721599458434</id><published>2010-09-17T11:38:00.009-04:00</published><updated>2010-09-17T12:52:45.443-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mutton"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Books"/><title type='text'>Mutton Rogan Josh -- any which way</title><summary type="text">Last week when I decided to cook Mutton Rogan Josh I found that it was as disputed as Park 51 if not more. There were several manifestations of the dish depending on where you came from.None radically different from each other but differing in subtleties that was enough to cause mayhem. Every one looked down upon the other Rogan Josh and there was much confusion about the authentic version.For </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/3432637721599458434/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/09/mutton-rogan-josh-any-which-way.html#comment-form' title='28 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/3432637721599458434'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/3432637721599458434'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/09/mutton-rogan-josh-any-which-way.html' title='Mutton Rogan Josh -- any which way'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u304/sandeepablog/Sept10/th_RoganJosh3_pic.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>28</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-2590539594558367209</id><published>2010-09-02T22:46:00.004-04:00</published><updated>2015-03-13T18:31:28.435-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="FoodFiction"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Ma"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non-traditional Bengali"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Of Chalks and Chopsticks"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Books"/><title type='text'>Doi Murgi -- Dahi Murg</title><summary type="text">
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  228. She wanted to make Dahi Murg today. From that Madhur Jaffrey book sitting on her dresser. The one she had checked out from the local library three months back and never renewed or returned.
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  230. The book was a treasure of good life made better with excellent food. She wished she had that kind of life, the kind spiced up with green mangoes sprinkled with red chili powder, the one rich and </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/2590539594558367209/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/09/doi-murgi-dahi-murg.html#comment-form' title='30 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/2590539594558367209'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/2590539594558367209'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/09/doi-murgi-dahi-murg.html' title='Doi Murgi -- Dahi Murg'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u304/sandeepablog/Aug10/th_DahiMurg4.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>30</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-4364467069000292087</id><published>2010-08-30T12:50:00.003-04:00</published><updated>2016-02-02T23:05:22.126-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Kids Menu"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Snacks"/><title type='text'>Indian Style Chicken Meatball -- baked and frozen</title><summary type="text">
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  235. I am a hypocrite. I eat meat and yet I am queasy to discuss it&#39;s source. I am fine picking up a tray of frozen chicken legs, which look so pale and white and detached sitting besides the tray of chicken nuggets that you would doubt they ever belonged to any creature roaming the face of earth.
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  237. And all this when I spent a good chunk of my years in a country where we never went to </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/4364467069000292087/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/08/indian-style-chicken-meatball-baked-and.html#comment-form' title='25 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/4364467069000292087'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/4364467069000292087'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/08/indian-style-chicken-meatball-baked-and.html' title='Indian Style Chicken Meatball -- baked and frozen'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u304/sandeepablog/Aug10/th_ChickenBall3.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>25</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-8725236756729634452</id><published>2010-08-09T11:38:00.004-04:00</published><updated>2020-05-24T14:20:45.372-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mutton"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non-traditional Bengali"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><title type='text'>Mutton Rezala -- well almost</title><summary type="text">
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  239. Mutton Rezala The typical Bengali style rezala is a subtly spiced, fragrant with whole spices and kewra, yogurt-based stew with chunks of meat. It owes its origin to Mughlai cuisine. This is my recipe of Mutton Rezala, which is not exactly like the muslim restaurants in Kolkata but close.Chicken Rezala Recipe
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  241. I had never thought I would make a Mutton Rezala at home. Heck, I didn&#39;t even know </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/8725236756729634452/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/08/mutton-rezala-well-almost.html#comment-form' title='30 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/8725236756729634452'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/8725236756729634452'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/08/mutton-rezala-well-almost.html' title='Mutton Rezala -- well almost'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEhbtz-9eja2Ig5qhRMQkdqEBjOicSrrtUa7n5Cxrz9kBFUc8omHBnuzvvUZEG1Ki6C6sP1By6DFvz7Tshyphenhyphen_NN038ZvJA2OPAzTzmmPfpNCYOK8-VKYBsWYjt5dCnhVATHcgZszkwg/s72-c/MuttonRezala2.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>30</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-5670216140155795709</id><published>2010-07-25T00:08:00.005-04:00</published><updated>2020-02-06T21:56:27.065-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="One Pot Meal"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Rice"/><title type='text'>Everyday Chicken Biryani -- Version 1.0</title><summary type="text">
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  248. Once upon a time there was a young girl newly married and her husband who too was newly married and they did not cook much.To simplify life they would often make a very easy chicken biryani. It would start of as a chicken curry and then they would add rice to it, put everything in the pressure cooker, close the lid and then wait expectantly for the pressure to go whoosh 3 times. Their </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/5670216140155795709/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/07/everyday-chicken-biryani-version-10.html#comment-form' title='33 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/5670216140155795709'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/5670216140155795709'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/07/everyday-chicken-biryani-version-10.html' title='Everyday Chicken Biryani -- Version 1.0'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEgH2Bca2UFnrxCKyRsgvYl6tyzPE_puMA79wTUqEeGaWMLqj3smK5G0Why-PeiCkNsN6oG1_yk0SxFHtYJiLQflMGLIkJFijh4fbjzASEsrTQ644tnrw61Sj3Nemk5gXSqGUZ2uFQ/s72-c/EveryDayBiryani1.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>33</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-1942136095550125639</id><published>2010-07-22T14:05:00.002-04:00</published><updated>2010-07-22T14:56:48.819-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Healthy Eats"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><title type='text'>Giada&#39;s Grilled chicken with Basil Dressing</title><summary type="text">Soon after I have had some deep fried goodness I go on a guilt mode. Isn&#39;t that sad ? I mean if life has come to a stage where I have to feel guilty of eating deep fried stuff, is that life even worth anything ? And hello, I am not in my seventies or something. My Hajmola eating, ever burping grandma did better than this.Also when I am on the guilt mode, I eat crap.Not.So on one of my such modes </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/1942136095550125639/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/07/giadas-grilled-chicken-with-basil.html#comment-form' title='12 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1942136095550125639'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1942136095550125639'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/07/giadas-grilled-chicken-with-basil.html' title='Giada&#39;s Grilled chicken with Basil Dressing'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>12</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-23460303966292897</id><published>2010-04-19T14:50:00.006-04:00</published><updated>2021-02-04T22:25:17.497-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Eggs"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Ma"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non-traditional Bengali"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Books"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Snack"/><title type='text'>Keema Koraishuti ar Dim er Parota -- Keema Matar with Crepes</title><summary type="text">
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  253. Saturday Mornings are a time of great trepidation for me. Here there are whole 48 hours given to me by God or the Government or whoever, to be used as I wish and that puts a lot of pressure on me. I mean if it was only &quot;I&quot; or even the husband and I, I wouldn&#39;t have any fears, I would have just slept and read and done nothing in those 48 hours.
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  255. But it is not that, there are important little </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/23460303966292897/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/04/keema-koraishuti-ar-dim-er-parota-keema.html#comment-form' title='34 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/23460303966292897'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/23460303966292897'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/04/keema-koraishuti-ar-dim-er-parota-keema.html' title='Keema Koraishuti ar Dim er Parota -- Keema Matar with Crepes'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>34</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-7041240751025891505</id><published>2010-03-29T22:07:00.007-04:00</published><updated>2013-02-04T14:42:17.930-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Recipes"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Ma"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Traditional Bengali"/><title type='text'>Murghi Ka Salan -- Murgir Jhol by any other name</title><summary type="text">
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  260. Has anyone seen Maya, the Indian Princess. The cute rounded Indian kid who goes around saying &quot;I am an Indian Princess, in a pr-e-t-t-y sarri&quot;, with the right inflection on the t&#39;s in pretty. I was thrilled to see her some months ago on Nick Jr.
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  262. Yes, I am the bad Mom, who not only has cable but also watches television as in Nick Jr. with her kids. A couple years back, I thought Nickelodeon </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/7041240751025891505/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/03/murghi-ka-salan-murgir-jhol-by-any.html#comment-form' title='37 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/7041240751025891505'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/7041240751025891505'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/03/murghi-ka-salan-murgir-jhol-by-any.html' title='Murghi Ka Salan -- Murgir Jhol by any other name'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>37</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-1261812964137693880</id><published>2010-02-23T14:35:00.002-05:00</published><updated>2010-02-23T14:42:24.160-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Corriander"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mint"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><title type='text'>Pudina Dhaniya Chicken -- Chicken in Mint Corriander Sauce</title><summary type="text">Sometimes readers will leave a comment asking &quot;How much salt?&quot;. A weighted question with no answer that I know of. Honestly, I don&#39;t know how much salt. My salt adding tactics while cooking is start with less salt --&gt; taste --&gt; add a little more --&gt; taste again --&gt;...repeat steps till equilibrium is reached.... Yes do that and do not dip the same spoon again and again without rinsing and same </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/1261812964137693880/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/02/pudina-dhaniya-chicken-chicken-in-mint.html#comment-form' title='26 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1261812964137693880'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1261812964137693880'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2010/02/pudina-dhaniya-chicken-chicken-in-mint.html' title='Pudina Dhaniya Chicken -- Chicken in Mint Corriander Sauce'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>26</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-5715300811436257038</id><published>2009-12-31T17:30:00.006-05:00</published><updated>2015-03-07T15:05:04.000-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Recipes"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non-traditional Bengali"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><title type='text'>Dhone Pata Chicken -- to wrap up the year</title><summary type="text">
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  265. Why do you love food ? Because it satisfies you, it gives you  pleasure, sheer unadulterated pleasure.
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  267. But why do you remember food ? Why do you want to go back to the comfort of dal-chawal even when sushi lures you? Why does cooking and eating a certain something open a floodgate of memories ? Why do dome food remind you of homecoming as no other ?
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  275. While some food like alu</summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/5715300811436257038/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2009/12/dhone-pata-chicken-to-wrap-up-year.html#comment-form' title='39 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/5715300811436257038'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/5715300811436257038'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2009/12/dhone-pata-chicken-to-wrap-up-year.html' title='Dhone Pata Chicken -- to wrap up the year'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>39</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-7935051994264854650</id><published>2009-11-25T13:21:00.005-05:00</published><updated>2009-11-25T14:18:02.901-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Kids Menu"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><title type='text'>Quick Chicken Stir Fry -- for the kids</title><summary type="text">&quot;Baby A  loves to tickle and get tickled. She will stand in front of her big sis, pick up her sis&#39;s shirt and poke her sis&#39;s belly button saying &quot;tikol-tikol&quot;. Big Sis S will stand there, wriggle, laugh out loud and aid the process. Wrapped up in such laughter, I pause my worries about Baby A&#39;s health and join in the merriment&quot;&quot;We are back from a late dinner. Baby A is still awake, doesn&#39;t want </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/7935051994264854650/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2009/11/quick-chicken-stir-fry-for-kids.html#comment-form' title='24 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/7935051994264854650'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/7935051994264854650'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2009/11/quick-chicken-stir-fry-for-kids.html' title='Quick Chicken Stir Fry -- for the kids'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>24</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-5711291288744100485</id><published>2009-11-17T13:25:00.006-05:00</published><updated>2011-01-03T10:27:05.116-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Desi Pundit"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Books"/><title type='text'>Madhur Jaffrey&#39;s Chicken Korma</title><summary type="text">
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  278. You know how prophecies come true. How when I said cook books weigh down on me while food memoirs don&#39;t I was actually treading into this little trap set out be me alone. Well so this Madhur Jaffrey book had family recipes towards the end which I initially didn&#39;t notice and then chose to ignore. The pace at which I was reading, I had already renewed the book thrice, paid an accumulating fine </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/5711291288744100485/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2009/11/madhur-jaffreys-chicken-korma.html#comment-form' title='42 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/5711291288744100485'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/5711291288744100485'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2009/11/madhur-jaffreys-chicken-korma.html' title='Madhur Jaffrey&#39;s Chicken Korma'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>42</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-1597339705270582453</id><published>2009-08-12T11:05:00.004-04:00</published><updated>2010-01-25T12:04:03.248-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Recipes"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Ma"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Traditional Bengali"/><title type='text'>Posto Murgi or Chicken in Poppy Seed Paste</title><summary type="text">A Recipe is just a story with a Good Meal at the end -- Pat ConroyI have been reading Hidden Kitchen from NPR&#39;s the Kitchen Sisters  lately. I do not read cookbooks for recipes. Most of the stuff I cook is what I have memories of, hand-me-downs from my Ma or Dida, pass me along kind of recipes from friends, blogs, neighbors, impromptu concoctions whipped up to please the palate, but very rarely </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/1597339705270582453/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2009/08/posto-murgi-or-chicken-in-poppy-seed.html#comment-form' title='44 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1597339705270582453'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/1597339705270582453'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2009/08/posto-murgi-or-chicken-in-poppy-seed.html' title='Posto Murgi or Chicken in Poppy Seed Paste'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>44</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-9050217472376056818</id><published>2009-06-05T21:47:00.004-04:00</published><updated>2009-06-05T21:57:41.155-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Rice"/><title type='text'>...and then a Kofta Pulao</title><summary type="text">(Continued from here)The Kofta Pulao is here as promised. Though to make this I use a layering technique like Biryani, I still insist on calling this a pulao forOne,  It is not as spicy as a BiryaniTwo,  Kofta Pulao has a nice ring to itNow the pics here don&#39;t do justice to the actual Pulao for see I couldn&#39;t have clicked the pictures with friends around, they would have thought me crazy. With </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/9050217472376056818/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2009/06/and-then-kofta-pulao.html#comment-form' title='22 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/9050217472376056818'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/9050217472376056818'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2009/06/and-then-kofta-pulao.html' title='...and then a Kofta Pulao'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>22</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-7962075898425145652</id><published>2009-06-03T11:24:00.004-04:00</published><updated>2012-01-21T15:34:36.253-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><title type='text'>Kofta Curry and then...</title><summary type="text">
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  281. The past(the one before the recent one) weekend was a long one, not long as in l---o---o--o-ng but merely long. A friend decided to come and stay with us for 2 of the three days. No one asked, they simply notified and rang the bell Saturday night with two kids, a wife, two pillows and several other paraphernalia. Well we have known them for years and such privileges are acquired if you know </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/7962075898425145652/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2009/06/kofta-curry-and-then.html#comment-form' title='40 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/7962075898425145652'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/7962075898425145652'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2009/06/kofta-curry-and-then.html' title='Kofta Curry and then...'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>40</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-3773682064157296608</id><published>2009-01-17T00:30:00.003-05:00</published><updated>2009-01-17T00:59:09.586-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Veggie"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Weekly Menu"/><title type='text'>Bleakly Weekly Menu</title><summary type="text">This is how the backyard view was in summer..... And this what I see now...I desperately needed a warm splash of color to fix the chilling cold outside and my Friday evening tea just set the mood...  A quick recap of what I cooked last weekend for this week. This time it was better and I didn&#39;t have to cook anything until Thursday except for the odd pasta, Big Sis S&#39;s school lunch and some </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/3773682064157296608/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2009/01/bleakly-weekly-menu.html#comment-form' title='21 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/3773682064157296608'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/3773682064157296608'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2009/01/bleakly-weekly-menu.html' title='Bleakly Weekly Menu'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>21</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-8697826580790368043</id><published>2007-05-17T21:37:00.000-04:00</published><updated>2020-04-24T11:43:00.903-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Event"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non-traditional Bengali"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><title type='text'>Chicken Fry</title><summary type="text">
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  287. Monday, my daughters pre-school had a Mothers Day tea bang at 9 in the morning. Maybe they thought Moms needed a break and should indulge in leisurely tea at 9 in the morning instead of slogging at work. So I gave work a miss and went for the tea, who would miss a hot cuppa that too with cute 3 year olds.
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  289. I went with a vision of meeting the other Moms, of bonding with them, of meeting with</summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/8697826580790368043/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2007/05/chicken-fry.html#comment-form' title='36 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/8697826580790368043'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/8697826580790368043'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2007/05/chicken-fry.html' title='Chicken Fry'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEh7rdnspowY2yThYTQ-ObfT_KzSbf7rQ_Hiy-73ay3ii9KRe2dfAubq26mLZbUw567P83LHMhUGWHm8iA1DgUaEicxtYqKdwxuaD4Hl69jFG7BQXAhRxLAPT8JJA5BlQ4u5PmKm3g/s72-c/chickenFry.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>36</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-7749777736954576953</id><published>2007-04-08T19:42:00.000-04:00</published><updated>2013-02-12T14:55:06.166-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Coconut"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Thai"/><title type='text'>Thai Red Curry</title><summary type="text">
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  292. This Thai Red Curry is for GBP and also my dear friend N who has no clue that this blog exists.
  293. N is the first Bong friend I had made after coming to US and when I think of it now, I cringe thinking of the way I befriended her
  294. It had been more than two months that we had arrived and I was yet to meet a single Bengali soul, not considering the hubby of course. How I pined to gossip in Bengali</summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/7749777736954576953/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2007/04/thai-red-curry.html#comment-form' title='46 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/7749777736954576953'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/7749777736954576953'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2007/04/thai-red-curry.html' title='Thai Red Curry'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEjB7m1-oiDEDTFxbzHdsUNHI6Hdq8twqKi1B1T_vjZ8HQew8-52YcQ0UumjkEg9Ion1uiwzemOcNj5k2puncM1nhirSidPRrY85oVWDQgFH7o4p4cCw9kPafBkHVTpRU1ASLs5Tlg/s72-c/ThaiRedCurry3.1.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>46</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-4186659254271558360</id><published>2007-03-29T12:35:00.000-04:00</published><updated>2007-03-29T12:38:40.288-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Bengali Recipe Book"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Event"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><title type='text'>Chicken Casserole for JFI</title><summary type="text"> Tomatoes, red glowing, colorful&quot;India is a land of colors&quot;. I have written this line as an opening statement for the &quot;Holi&quot; essay at school once every year till 5th grade, more if the essay was in the exams (after that I found better introductory statements) and read it innumerable times. The line remains etched in my mind, a part of my being. Never really paid attention to it, and it remained </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/4186659254271558360/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2007/03/chicken-casserole-for-jfi.html#comment-form' title='35 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/4186659254271558360'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/4186659254271558360'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2007/03/chicken-casserole-for-jfi.html' title='Chicken Casserole for JFI'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEgOg7oUukWKEGC2vdGMXr9jyzdx5-PcXzTCW9xhY4AY8PTnXyIgF1OiTOX5w7WDZ6_UaQomTeU9sXPhuXHr0NuO0_1bts8BWnoyXIx0KYVYitrSON0UobClMoMUqVn0ocrPIPZetg/s72-c/ChickenCasserole1.1.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>35</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-2572257974075914774</id><published>2007-02-16T22:22:00.002-05:00</published><updated>2009-06-03T11:56:26.693-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Snack"/><title type='text'>Sailaja&#39;s Chicken Masala Balls</title><summary type="text"> I do not get the opportunity to leaf through many cookbooks to decide &quot;What’s for dinner&quot; or &quot;lunch&quot; or &quot;snack&quot;. Not that I don&#39;t want to but simply because I don&#39;t get time. While coming to US I had packed two Bengali Recipe Books written in Bengali with me. One of them doesn&#39;t have great collection of food but I loved the author, Leela Majumdar, and her all other Literary works, so had to buy </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/2572257974075914774/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2007/02/sailajas-chicken-masala-balls.html#comment-form' title='17 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/2572257974075914774'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/2572257974075914774'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2007/02/sailajas-chicken-masala-balls.html' title='Sailaja&#39;s Chicken Masala Balls'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>17</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-8170876603710468007</id><published>2007-01-29T20:54:00.001-05:00</published><updated>2009-06-19T13:56:11.940-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non-traditional Bengali"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><title type='text'>Ma-in-laws Ginger Chicken</title><summary type="text"> This is not the real Ginger Chicken, in fact this is not even my Ma-in-laws Ginger Chicken. My Ma-in-law makes a very unique and tasty Chilli Chicken. Every state in India worth their salt has their unique version of Chili Chicken, there is Varanasi Chilli Chicken, The Kolkata Style Chilli Chicken, the Madrasi Chilli Chicken and then there is my Ma-in-laws Chilli Chicken.Last year when she was </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/8170876603710468007/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2007/01/ma-in-laws-ginger-chicken.html#comment-form' title='30 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/8170876603710468007'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/8170876603710468007'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2007/01/ma-in-laws-ginger-chicken.html' title='Ma-in-laws Ginger Chicken'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>30</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-8330793229572487890</id><published>2007-01-08T21:25:00.000-05:00</published><updated>2007-01-09T06:58:04.583-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><title type='text'>Chicken Soup with Garbanzo Bean From Other Blogs</title><summary type="text"> Jump to recipeThere was a lot of red in the season and in my blog last week. Remember the Eveready Ad , &quot;Give me Red&quot; and so enough Red was given and endured. Now it&#39;s time to go mellow with yellow.With all the dinners and lunch during the weekend I wanted to have something light for today. Also with Indo talking about controlling carbs and eating healthy I thought why not and went over to </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/8330793229572487890/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2007/01/chicken-soup-with-garbanzo-bean-from.html#comment-form' title='22 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/8330793229572487890'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/8330793229572487890'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2007/01/chicken-soup-with-garbanzo-bean-from.html' title='Chicken Soup with Garbanzo Bean From Other Blogs'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><media:thumbnail xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" url="https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEjRtv0uErDpB4511zFF7JRWQRwNtoQFbrJQBl3jJV9j4KS2POEE1PHXT0wlw_flwyE2yDq6W8LEOK7wBK34D_Gl79P8603p9TnUl7OjLvnJ3LDfee0VzJFWCZHbuIYlEQx2IxEp0w/s72-c/ChickenBeanSoup1.1.jpg" height="72" width="72"/><thr:total>22</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-5662375366075633251</id><published>2006-12-11T18:12:00.001-05:00</published><updated>2009-06-19T13:53:18.337-04:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Recipe from Blogs"/><title type='text'>Chicken65 from Fellow Blogs</title><summary type="text">It might seem that all I cook and eat is typically Bong Food and all others Cuisines are Greek &amp; Latin to me, actually I like Greek and Latin Ameriacn food too and I like all other non Greek food too. Truth is I simply love to eat and try out different restaurants and eat outs.We also cook a lot of non Bong food, of course the easy ones, but I never chronicle them because there are a lot of </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/5662375366075633251/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2006/12/chicken65-from-fellow-blogs.html#comment-form' title='30 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/5662375366075633251'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/5662375366075633251'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2006/12/chicken65-from-fellow-blogs.html' title='Chicken65 from Fellow Blogs'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>30</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-7456232073363341212</id><published>2006-12-08T18:02:00.000-05:00</published><updated>2013-02-14T13:26:42.927-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Kids"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Kids Menu"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mutton"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non-traditional Bengali"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><title type='text'>Of Barbie Dolls and Little Girls</title><summary type="text">
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  298. Diwali Barbie is what Mattel has come out with.
  299. Those of you who are Barbie fans must have known this already. For me who is not in that league, I heard about it on NPR during my drive back home yesterday. What was exciting is that blogger Anna Johns who writes on SepiaMutiny was interviewed on NPR about her post where she disputes about the fact that Diwali Barbie is really </summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/7456232073363341212/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2006/12/of-barbie-dolls-and-little-girls.html#comment-form' title='17 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/7456232073363341212'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/7456232073363341212'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2006/12/of-barbie-dolls-and-little-girls.html' title='Of Barbie Dolls and Little Girls'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>17</thr:total></entry><entry><id>tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-35578975.post-116363344804574052</id><published>2006-11-15T21:30:00.000-05:00</published><updated>2007-01-06T02:26:05.214-05:00</updated><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Chicken"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Mine"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="Non Bong"/><category scheme="http://www.blogger.com/atom/ns#" term="NonVeg"/><title type='text'>So long and Thanks for Rajma Keema</title><summary type="text">&quot;Give Thanks&quot; said Meeta and I wondered, and wondered...Should I give Thanks for driving for almost an hour through the drizzle after work only to come home and start dinner when all I want is to be served hot chai while I cuddle up in the couch to watch some &quot;Saas-Bahu&quot; stuff. Should I give Thanks that if I want a hot &quot;chai&quot; I need to make it myself and just forget the pakoris because there&#39;s so</summary><link rel='replies' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/feeds/116363344804574052/comments/default' title='Post Comments'/><link rel='replies' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2006/11/blog-post_15.html#comment-form' title='22 Comments'/><link rel='edit' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/116363344804574052'/><link rel='self' type='application/atom+xml' href='http://www.blogger.com/feeds/35578975/posts/default/116363344804574052'/><link rel='alternate' type='text/html' href='http://www.bongcookbook.com/2006/11/blog-post_15.html' title='So long and Thanks for Rajma Keema'/><author><name>Bong Mom</name><uri>http://www.blogger.com/profile/15407918137263251235</uri><email>noreply@blogger.com</email><gd:image rel='http://schemas.google.com/g/2005#thumbnail' width='31' height='32' src='http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/6887/3961/320/notepad_and_pencil.jpg'/></author><thr:total>22</thr:total></entry></feed>

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