Fish recipe

Bengali cuisine Kachkola Ilish | Hilsa with plantain

Kachkola Ilish | Hilsa with plantain

  Today’s recipe is Kachkola Ilish | Hilsa with plantain. Hilsa being my favourite, I yearn for rainy season all throughout the year. And when it’s finally arrived, we all enjoy Hilsa in most of the meals. Rice and Hilsa… that’s it! It being commonly served in meals mostly during monsoons, Hilsa recipe again needs variations. […]

Shingi fish recipe | Sting cat fish recipe

Shingi fish recipe | Sting cat fish recipe

Today I will share Shingi fish recipe | Sting cat fish recipe. Shingi fish or sting cat fishes are costly fishes that are grown in ponds and are highly nutritious. It’s particularly advised by pediatricians to serve this fish to babies. Unlike other fishes, it comparatively has lesser bones. Since it’s served to babies, I”ll share […]

Topse fry | Mango fish fry

Topse fry | Mango fish fry

Topse fry | Mango fish fry is a popular starter in bengali cuisine. In the mornings of marriage ceremony, house warming parties and other get-togethers, it’s often served. Topse fish or the Mango fish is a little pricey fish that has a single delicate bone in it. It tastes awesome! Today I will share a […]

Bhetki Chilli fish with bhetki or barramundi

Chilli fish with bhetki or barramundi

I have been yearning for long to make chilli fish at home with bhetki or barramundi fish. But every time I go to the market, either I have to return with no bhetki at all or some whole bhetki cut into pieces. But mostly with no fillets which I of course need to make Chilli […]

Bhetki paturi Bhetki paturi | Barramundi fish wrapped in banana leaf

Bhetki paturi | Barramundi fish wrapped in banana leaf

Ah! Can’t hold my joy since I succeeded in making Bhetki paturi | Barramundi fish wrapped in banana leaf at first attempt. This was a dream come true. It is tasting so so good, that without wasting any of my time further I plan to jot down the method in a jiffy! Interestingly, since I had […]

Grilled Prawn Skewer

Grilled Prawn Skewer

Prawns are loved by all most all non-vegetarians globally. Prawns are a good low fat protein source and supplies our bodies with Calcium, phosphorus and Vitamin A & Vitamin E. Today I will share a recipe of grilled prawns in a skewer. Again easy to make and being a hassle free recipe, it can be […]

Cabbage with lentil dumplings and prawns | Bandhakopir torkari

Cabbage with lentil dumplings and prawns | Bandhakopir torkari

Cabbage with lentil dumplings and prawns | Bandhakopir torkari is a brilliant bengali vegetable dish. Since winter is near, the market will get overloaded with cabbages – a winter speciality. Try this cabbage recipe of mine with prawns and bori (lentil dumplings) and do let me know how good it came out. It’s one of […]

Hilsa Muri ghonto | Hilsa fish pulao

Hilsa Muri ghonto | Hilsa fish pulao

It’s the Hilsa or Ilish season of the year and you must be getting too many Hilsas from the market. Every body likes the fish. But often the ladies of the house find it difficult to use the head part of the delicious fish. I have a nice recipe from the Bengali cuisine for you […]

Indian butter fish recipe | Pabda Fish Recipe with onion tomato

Indian butter fish recipe | Pabda Fish Recipe with onion tomato

Pabda or Indian butter fish is a fresh water fish and is very nutrient rich one. Fish in general has healthy omega 3 fatty acids and hence, for the non-vegetarians we should at least have 2-3 servings of fish a week. For bengalis as it’s always mach – bhaat in our thala (fish and rice), […]

Hilsa Ilish bhapa or steamed hilsa recipe

Ilish bhapa or steamed hilsa recipe

Ilish or hilsa, the king of fish, can be cooked in numerous ways. Just fry it (Ilish bhaja)  and serve with a plate of steamed rice. Just enough for a satisfied tummy! Or just it can be cooked with a little kalo jeera or onion seed (Kalojeera Ilish) for a simple tasty meal. Now if you […]