Not Your Regular Katla Macher Jhol (Bengali Style Katla Fish Curry)

About this blog: A Bengali style experimental rich fish curry (almost a Kaliya dish) cooked with onion paste, Gorom Mashala and sprinkled with coriander leaves! I learnt this from my mother who in turn was inspired by the cooking of her mami who lived a substantial part of her life in Rajasthan and picked up … Read more

Katla Macher Peti Bhape: Bengali Style Katla Fish Curry (Steamed)

In my home, a Katla macher peti would be served on good days. As an incentive for a good deed, think a good score in math exam or picking up the right tune for the Raag taught in previous music class. The day dad brings home a Paka Katla is special. Paka Katla, also known … Read more

Bhetki Macher Kaliya: ROGROGE Bengali Style Barramundi Fish Curry!

Bhetki macher Kaliya recipe (bengali style seabass recipe)

Recipe of Bhetki Kaliya with potato wedges and cauliflower. Just like the way they cook it at Bhojohari Manna, the Bengali restaurant! Bhetki is also known as Barramundi and Asain Seabass. This recipe is easy to replicate with any white fleshed fish and basic Indian spices! Calcutta Bhetki is an enigma in the form of … Read more

Pabda Macher Tel Jhal: Story of My Dida and My Fondest Food Memory!

Pabda Macher Jhol

While trying to cook a perfect Daab Chingri recipe, I had a serendipitous discovery that I can recreate Dida’s finest Pabda Macher Tel Jhal! It smelled and tasted exactly like that of Dida’s! I was elated. I thought I would share the Pabda recipe with you, along with Dida’s story! It spans across the tumultuous … Read more