Mangalorean Prawn Curry

This is how a satisfying meal should be on a weekend —- makes you feel at home safe and sound —- If you love prawn , I am sure you will be finger licking after you finished it off and craving for more —- 🙂 And so easy to make —– Main Ingredients : 500…

Pomfret Rawa Fry

Rawa fish fry is very popular in coastal regions of Maharashtra — This can be made with various types of fish like Surmai (King Fish) , Pomfret , Prawns , Salmon or even basa — Today I made it with pomfret — you can always try the other varieties —– This is a type of…

Parshe Macher sarshe batar jhal

This traditional fish has found it’s place in Bengali cuisine from time immemorial– There is a saying in Bengali – Mache Bhate Bangali -i.e. – Bengali means fish and rice — Simple fish curry which can be used in regular cooking — it can be made in many variations and this is the simpler one…

Mocha Chingri — Shrimp with Banana flower—

This recipe can be compared to a torn page of an old book—– This recipe used to be prepared by our mothers and grandmothers –who almost spent their lifetime in kitchen serving the most delightful dishes for their family , in today’s fast life this type of dish can only be dreamt off  or otherwise…

Ilish Bhapa (Steamed Hilsa)—

Monsoon and not having Ilish bhapa —  Impossible ——– Hilsa is the one of the most tasty and popular fish in Bengal– and it is a must have in monsoon’s during lunch — This dish is easy to prepare and tastes heavenly . Main Ingredients: 5 to 6 pieces of hilsa fish 3 to 4…

Bengali Fish Fry —-

An awesome snack which i made with bhetki fillet (Barramudi fish) — served with Kasundi ( mustard sauce) Whenever I miss Kolkata — I try to make this if I get hold of the fillets —- and it act’s like a balm  for me and my family — Usually served as a starter or a snack…

Fish Kalia — (Spicy fish in  tomato gravy)

Fish is dominant  protein in Bengali  cuisine.  Mostly in every Bengali household it  is a daily household affair barring one or few days , when they go veg or either have mutton or chicken on their head — and sometimes fish and chicken , mutton both together on the  same  plate —- There is a…

Chingri Posto — Prawn curry in Poppy Seeds Paste —

This is a simple Bengali dish  that is handed over  generations after generations by grandmother ‘s , mother’s , aunt’s , cooks and everyone has its own method of preparation. As is obvious from the name , the main flavour of this dish comes from posto (Poppy seeds). Bengalis actually love their posto (poppy seeds…