Tag: bengali fish recipe

An Extraordinary Sorshe Ilish Bhapa Recipe: the Signature Dish of Bengal + Video recipe!

Finding the best Hilsa in Bangalore! In Bangalore, I buy Hilsa from HAL market. I mean I used to buy Hilsa from HAL when the world was as we knew it. With lockdown in place, life has changed significantly. Earlier, the sight of Hilsa in Bangalore called for celebration. We would inform our friends, discuss […]

Lau Patay Mora Macher Dimer Paturi: Fish roe steamed in Gourd Leaves

In case your fish has come home with a stomach full off roes, which is normal in the monsoon season, you are up for an exquisite treat! Gather some coconut, mustard and an edible leaf. Banana leaf will do too! And steam it. You Patui is ready to be devoured! Read all my recipe here: […]

Daab Chingri: cooking Prawns inside a Green Coconut, like a Bengali does!

Daab Chingri is a Bengali variant of prawns cooked in tender coconut. It is a classic coastal preparation. You may recreate this recipe with chicken.  Daab Chingri as we call this mellow medley of slow cooked prawns and coconut meat, cooked inside a whole green coconut shell, is as authentic a Bengali dish can get. […]