Macha Besara- Fish cooked in mustard gravy

Fish has always plays a predominant role in odiya cuisine as this beautiful coastal state has the Bay of Bengal on one side and many rivers and it’s tributaries cross their path across the State. The presence of these water bodies makes way for huge varieties of fishes available to the local people. It is no surprise why fish is a staple diet for many odias like me. The local markets here is flooded with many varieties of fish like Rohi( Rohu or Ruhi), Bhakura(Catla), Ilisi(Hilsa or Ilish), Mirikali, Pohala, Chandi, Magura in the morning and it is a common…

Noroxingho Maasor Anja-Assamese styled Fish Curry with Curry Leaves( Guest Post By Pushpita Ahibam)

Pushpita Aheibam, an Economist by qualification, a freelance writer by profession, a homemaker, a mother and last but not the least a food enthusiast and a dear friend of mine has an amazing Blog Ei Gi Chakhum where she shares her passion for cooking , sharing, reviving & spreading some inherited authentic Manipuri cuisine along with fusion cuisine . I always like the detailed infromation she shares about the recipes and some of my favourites from her Blog is Thandai Souffle, Yongchak Singju,Crispy Chicken Drumsticks/Legs, Kelichana Shots,Butter Garlic Prawns to name a few. It is absolute pleasure to have her…

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