bengali fish curry recipe Archive

  • Durga Puja Special 2017 Chitol macher kalia and a festive meal platter – The wistful white fluffy clouds against the deep blue skies of autumn promises many thing. Homecoming, Durga pujo, bonhomie and across thousand mile, a multi course festive platter would be waiting for us to devour. Across the Rupnarayan river, amidst the lushful scenic greenery that stretches till horizon, Pujo was always a grand fare at my mamabari (uncle’s place). The mornings were typically marked with luscious affair […]

    Chitol Macher Kalia (Fish Curry) & Festive Bengali Meal Platter / Thali

    Durga Puja Special 2017 Chitol macher kalia and a festive meal platter – The wistful white fluffy clouds against the deep blue skies of autumn promises many thing. Homecoming, Durga pujo, bonhomie and across thousand mile, a multi course festive platter would be waiting for us to devour. Across the Rupnarayan river, amidst the lushful scenic greenery that stretches till horizon, Pujo was always a grand fare at my mamabari (uncle’s place). The mornings were typically marked with luscious affair […]

  • Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime ~ Maimonides In Bengali mythology and culture, fish has always been a delicious symbol of fertility, prosperity and abundance and it touches many aspects of ceremonial and ritual life. (~ Chitrita Banerjee) While fish is seen as smelly and gross food to many, Bengali marriages are not complete without fishes, there are many rituals where fish is […]

    Pabda macher jhol kalojeere ar bodi diye / fish curry with nigella & no-onion no-garlic recipe

    Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime ~ Maimonides In Bengali mythology and culture, fish has always been a delicious symbol of fertility, prosperity and abundance and it touches many aspects of ceremonial and ritual life. (~ Chitrita Banerjee) While fish is seen as smelly and gross food to many, Bengali marriages are not complete without fishes, there are many rituals where fish is […]

  • Fish kalia or rui / rohu macher kalia – a rich preparation of spicy and flavoured fish curry in Bengali style. Owing to the riverine geographical landscape of Bengal, fish always held a predominant status in Bengali’s life and culture. Much to the astonishment of many people, fish is considered auspicious here in Bengal. In marriage ceremonies, in festivals and pujas (religious practices) fish remains integral to our culture so much so that fish and Bengalis become synonym to each […]

    Rui maacher kaalia / bengali style fish curry – not the ordinary one

    Fish kalia or rui / rohu macher kalia – a rich preparation of spicy and flavoured fish curry in Bengali style. Owing to the riverine geographical landscape of Bengal, fish always held a predominant status in Bengali’s life and culture. Much to the astonishment of many people, fish is considered auspicious here in Bengal. In marriage ceremonies, in festivals and pujas (religious practices) fish remains integral to our culture so much so that fish and Bengalis become synonym to each […]