Small Fish curry with Tangy Mustard Paste(Pohala Macha Besara)

This is my favorite Fish curry dish from our coastal kitchen where  the Fish curry is cooked with basic ingredients. This simple Eastern Fish curry recipe from Odisha tastes delicious and quick to make. This tangy small fish curry known as Pohala Macha Besara is an authentic coastal Odisha dish that is ready in less than an hour.…

Bharli Vangi

Bharli Vangi (Stuffed Eggplant ) – A classic Maharashtrian Recipe

Bharli Vangi(Stuffed Eggplant) is an authentic  Maharashtrian delicacy used in most of the functions like wedding, thread ceremony etc. Bharli Vangi  is a spicy ,tangy curry of baby eggplants made with a stuffing made of onions, peanut powder , garlic and coconut paste and powdered spices like sesame powder,coriander powder, cumin powder and garam masala . The…

Dahi Macha/ Doi Mach- fish cooked in yogurt sauce

Dahi Macha/ Doi Mach – literally translates to fish in yogurt sauce where Marinated Rohu fish pieces are cooked in a yogurt based gravy which is robust, slightly spicy and delicately sour with the curd . The fish is really tender and soft having absorbed the wonderful flavors of the gravy. This simple Dahi Macha …

Poi Chingudi Besara

Poi Chingudi besara is an authentic Odia dish where Poi saaga or Malabar spinach along with pumpkin, ridge gourd, potato, brinjal , prawn are cooked in a mustard based gravy known as besara . In short, Poi Chingudi besara means Malabar spinach and prawns in mustard gravy. Poi Chingudi  got it’s unique taste from the…

Mutton Liver

Mutton Liver Masala (Kalija Masala)

Mutton Liver Masala/ Liver Fry  is a semi dry preparation with mutton liver , onion and some spices that can be enjoyed with rotis ,parathas and even plain  rice. This Mutton Liver Masala recipe is mildly spiced which makes it suitable for kids also. Mutton liver is considered to be very healthy meat ,a very good…

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