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Rui maacher korma – Fish Korma with Indian carp

One of the most commonly cooked fish in Bengali kitchens -Rui or Rohu, is a species of fish from the Carp family and are plenty in our rivers and lakes. Recipes to cook this fish are innumerable. Since the family … Continue reading

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Rui maacher Jhol – Bengali Fish stew of the Common Carp

We, Bengalis, are very specific of the ‘jhol’, ‘jhal’ and ‘kalia’ of fish among hundreds of other ways of cooking fish. Each fish calls for a particular recipe. Even the type of fish (freshwater, estuarine and marine), and the size … Continue reading

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Doi Illish – Hilsa in mustard and yogurt sauce/gravy

When did i last blogged ? Good question 😜 Must be a decade !  So here i am once again, no excuses, just been lazy πŸ˜‰ Durga Puja, a ten day duration festival, and all Bengalis of the world unites … Continue reading

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Spicy Mackerel Fry

Fish is the dominant kind of protein in Bengali cuisine. Looking closely, it is a forever love-affair. The first thing that comes to mind when anyone thinks of a Bengali is the eternal ‘maach’ and ‘bhaat’. Yes, we are a … Continue reading

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Fish Rezala

I get so happy during winters ❀ πŸ˜‰ Crazy ? Yeah, sort of πŸ˜› But then residing in a hot tropical country, we highly appreciate the short winter months. Something to look forward to the entire summer. Winters also ensures … Continue reading

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Katla petir Kalia – Deep-fried Catla fish in spicy tomato gravy

Macher Kalia, is the second most favorite fish after Illish /Hilsa recipes. A Bengali can not only cook and eat fish, but can also dream, talk, walk and feel a fish πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜€ It is sacrilege if Macher Kalia is … Continue reading

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Muri Ghonto – Fish head curry

Fish in an integral part of Bengali diet. I would go so far to say, that all our food imaginations begin with – Fish πŸ˜‰ And trust me on this, when I say, that we know to do justice to … Continue reading

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