Bengali Recipe: Catla Posto (Catla Fish with Poppy Seeds)

Catla is one of the most easily available fish and is extremely easy to cook. And since Bengalis love their food cooked with poppy seeds, this recipe turns out to be a gem amongst gems. It uses very less ingredients and the gravy has a lip-smacking mild flavor. Check out the recipe. Ingredients Catla fish…

Roshun Rui: Bengali Style Garlic Fish

Bengali new year can never be complete without fish. So, here’s a fish recipe which is simple, delectable and gets ready within minutes. Roshun rui essentially translates to ‘garlic rohu’. Rohu is a freshwater fish that’s available almost everywhere in India. You can also try this recipe with Chitol or Catla. But since I’m a…

Bandhakopi Muri Ghonto (Fish Head Curry with Cabbage)

While fish is consumed widely throughout India, only a few communities know how to use the fish head and other discarded parts of fish. Muri ghonto is a traditional Bengali dish. ‘Muri’ is essentially the fish head (Rohu, Hilsa or Catla fish) and ghonto means a mix of various ingredients. Ghonto happens to be an…

Quick and Easy Bhapa Maach (Bengali-Style Steamed Fish)

I’m sure you’re familiar with Bengali cuisine and the love for fish that Bengalis have. Since, the blog is called Bong Appetite, I thought about making a start with a Bengali recipe. And what can be a better start than the appetising bhapa maach (steamed fish). Before we begin our gastronomical trip, let me give…