bengali · kalia · potatoes · prawns

Chingri Kalia

We  moved. After slowly settling down in our new apartment, P demanded “it is time to celebrate and for any Bong, celebration means food and if there is fish  all the better. Time to hit my fishmonger. The guy had some of the gorgeous shrimps, though I have to admit if only they were slightly… Continue reading Chingri Kalia

bengali cuisine · Bengali food · comfort food · fish curry · mum's style

Fish Curry Mom style… (Maa er Macher Jhol)

Maacher jhol or fish curry and Bengali are synonymous.. Bengali families are large or they use to be and the food though you would have a variety of spread, it is simple and fish curry is a staple.. The fish goes very well across the generations, men, older men, younger men, children, grandmas, aunties, every body they… Continue reading Fish Curry Mom style… (Maa er Macher Jhol)

bengali cuisine · fish · mum

Mum’s Special

Any self respecting Bengali is fond of fish, and I being one am no different… So fish rules the diet chart.. But once you have lived out side of Bengal, things aren’t that easy.. You may not be able to find the kind of fish you want.. Thankfully, my city does not have that problem…… Continue reading Mum’s Special