murrel fish in bengali

Collecting the list of fish names in different regional languages is the second set of assignment for my small friend. The subject, story, opinions and views stated here are my own. A hardcore fish-loving Bengali would say - All of them! What a great one on Fish! Do join me on my daily food and travel journey on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. My in-laws left yesterday for Kolkata after spending a month with us here in Dubai. No fish has ever been commercialised so much or catapulted to such heights. Murrel fish also called snake-head fish. Ami Meenabazar-e dariye achi. Your Name. A conversation started over my birthday instastory where I have shared the Bhetki Macher Ghonto that I had for lunch (above). The state fish concept was proposed by the National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow in 2008 with an aim to boost conservation measures. Fresh water Murrel fish bengali cuts. ‘FISH voyage…it was almost like a pilgrimage’… I feel really humbled. It is a popular Bengali fish curry dish made with potato and radish. Great research on Fish… Home Tags Murrel fish farming in west bengal. Shorshe Bata Maach – Mustard Salmon In This Case My dida or maternal grandma also used to make a Ilisher Ombol, a sweet and sour chutney with Ilish in light tamarind and turmeric gravy with a tempering of mustard seeds. The flavor of the fish is mild and tastes amazing both fried and curried. Jagdish Reddy. However, while choosing a suitable area or land for your fish far… In this case you can use Murrel fish, ఎర్రమత్త చేప. I could write an expert article on A-Z of Bengali fish, any takers? Unbelievable!!! Chingri or the Prawn has many variations – depending upon the size. Shorputi again, is another variation of Puti and can be cooked in a jhal or a jhol. R: Rui – Rui or Rohu is definitely the most popular fish used for day-to-day cooking and is available with ease. Dishes using this Fish eaten with rice is very popular among Bengalis. Just an outstanding read. Could you please guide us on where to buy these bengali fish . It is native to South and Southeast Asia, and has been introduced to some Pacific Islands. Love the details. In-laws are here… every meal is necessarily a fishy one ~ a traditional Bengali one, delicately crafted by only and only mum-in-law. Very small and delicious freshwater fish [Amblypharyngodon mola] মৌরলা mōŭralā: 3182. Stay in Bur Dubai area. My google search for bengali fish in dubai bought me here. Subscribe to Get Posts in E-Mail. Like any other cuisine in this world, no Bengali fish recipe is sacrosanct and no one recipe is better than the other. I am just relieved that no body has called me a maach-didi – a fish sister, yet! It is generally prepared in winter. But I believe that there are some fishes/preparations in Bengali cuisine that hardly anyone can say no to. While my family is based more in Epar Bangla – the Indian side of Bengal, hence termed part-Ghotis and the Bearded Biker’s family is predominantly Bangals originating from Opar Bangla or Bangladesh, the fish preparations that we both have grown up eating are a bit different. | ID - 5098915 Ancient Ayurveda attributes the use of different utensils to extract different nutrients and eating in a kansha plate or drinking water in a kansha glass has been an age-old tradition. Read about company. Mrigel is quite bony and cooked in a dense mustard gravy brings out the fine taste of the fish. If you know, ghonto is more like a vegetable ratatouille with pieces of fish, fish head, tails and bones thrown in. Koi is famously prepared as Tel Koi in a mustard oil gravy, or as a Jhaal prepared with mustard paste and a tempering of nigella seeds. Basa is one fish that is looked down upon by the Bengali fish snobs as a cheaper substitute for Bhetki fries, so beware! Cut in Bengali style, the strong flavour and moist texture of the Catla is perfect for a slow-simmer fish curry or soup. While you enjoy reading my posts with lot of visuals, please do not use any material from these posts. Snakehead Murrel fish called in Bengali "Shol Mach" and very expensive & tasty fish. Murrel fish belongs to the family of “Channidae”. Pingback: Shorshe Bata Maach – Mustard Salmon In This Case | A Detour From Thailand To Wish Shubho Noboborsho! Hi friends, Today we are making a delicious fish curry – Shol fish with radish. If this is of any interest to you, here you go…. It is also known as the common snakehead, chevron snakehead, or snakehead murrel and generally referred simply as mudfish. View ishitaunblogged’s profile on Facebook, View ishitaunblogged’s profile on Twitter, View ishitaunblogged’s profile on Instagram, View ishitaunblogged’s profile on Pinterest, View ishitaunblogged1’s profile on YouTube, Shorshe Bata Maach – Mustard Salmon In This Case, Traditional Bengali Cuisine | All The ‘Slight’ Details. Wash the fish a few times with water and a little bit of salt or vinegar. The former is tasty in a light turmeric, cumin and coriander gravy with vegetables like potatoes and snowpeas thrown in along with bori – fried lentil balls. S: Shingi, Shol, Shorputi – Cooked up in a light stew with seasonal vegetables like snow peas, eggplants, potatoes (but, of course), Shingi Maacher Jhol act as another coolant with high therapeutic with high nutritional quotients. For example, this is the only Bengali fish that are quite easily available in regular Dubai supermarkets like Lulu or Carrefour. Bhavani Fish Company - Offering Murrel Fish in Musheerabad, Hyderabad, Telangana. ‘Didi, nomoshkar. Murrel Fish Farming Introduction of Murrel Fish Farming: Murrel fish is one of the popular freshwater and tasty fish in India. Katla cooked in a light gravy – jhol with potatoes, to be supplemented by steaming white rice. Nowadays, I have started getting whatsapp messages too from strangers, asking for Bengali fish recipes and all that’s related to Bengali fish. After a month of eating only Bengali food, with traditional fish preparations holding centre stage, I feel the sudden need to write a post on these lines… A-Z of Bengali fish. But this one great post. Snakehead murrel, Channa striata, Java, Indonesia. It is an important food Fish. Come monsoons, hotels and Bengali restaurants in Kolkata are flooded with Hilsa festivals where traditional recipes jostle for space along with fusion recipes. Shorshebata Iliish or the Mustard Hilsa, one of the most epic dishes from Bengali cuisine – with absolutely no filter! Pangash tastes amazing in a Dopiaza preparation which is not a traditional Bengali preparation. While I have tasted Shol in a kalia preparation, there’s also a popular recipe where its cooked in a gravy with raw mangoes. I am a relatively picky fish eater. Grind ginger, onion and tomato into a paste. Like many other Bengali fish, Like Foli, Fyasha is also a small fish that can be cooked in a mustard gravy. For example, southern part of the countries are suitable for saltwater fish farming and the middle or northern parts are famous for freshwater fish farming. My day had started with payesh, the traditional rice pudding that ushers in every auspicious occasion for a Bengali… as early as 7:30 in the morning, made lovingly by my shashuri. Buy Fresh Water Fish and Sea Fish in Bangalore Buying seafood or fresh fish is a great deal in Bangalore, quality and freshness is a big concern. All content in this website, both images and text are copyrighted by IshitaUnblogged © 2020 and cannot be used without permission. In some Bengali families, particularly those who trace their origin to erstwhile East Bengal or Bangladesh, it is customary to offer a bhog of fish to the Goddess on the last day of the Durga Puja. A: Aar – less bones, delicate and very fleshy; Calls for a turmeric-black cumin gravy with aloo and slit green chillies, garnished with fresh coriander leaves. Disclaimer: This isn’t a sponsored post, nor are there any affiliated links. Pingback: Kavtaradzes’ Khinkali in Pasanauri | Our best food memories in Georgia until now. Murrel is a sweet water fish that is one of the most popular picks for your fish curries and fry cravings. ‘Shol Macher Kalia’. Tomorrow is another (fishy) day! Kavtaradzes’ Khinkali in Pasanauri | Our best food memories in Georgia until now, https://ishitaunblogged.com/2013/02/18/luchi-featured-in-ahlan-gourmet-my-ode-to-phulko-luchi/, Kavtaradzes’ Khinkali in Pasanauri | Our best food memories in Georgia until now. It works towards our advantage and as I say, let’s bask in the glory of our fishy and sweet heritage! Take water in a bowl, immerse potato and radish, keep aside until use. Shol Fish (Snakehead Murrel) With Radish Curry In Bengali Style. Cleaned and cut in Bengali style, you get pieces of delicate flesh with minimal bones and the rest in roughly heart/oval shape to remove bones easily while eating them. ‘Shol Mach’ or Snakehead Murrel is a very popular fish in eastern part of India and Bangladesh. The special bhetki macher ghonto my shashuri made for my birthday – it’s a recipe from my side of the family that she took from my ma over the phone. The most commonly used fish to prepare this dish is a type of freshwater carp or rui maach.If you do not have access to rui maach, you also can use salmon, pomfret, sea bass, red snapper, tilapia, or catfish. The Dopiaza is is a Middle Eastern preparation with a large amount of onions cooked in a thick tomato gravy. Ekhane kothay Bangladeshi dokan jekhane ilish paoa jay?/ Please don’t mind me messaging so late. Bengali cuisine is a style of food preparation originating in Bengal, a region in the eastern South Asia which is now divided between the Indian state of West Bengal and the independent country of Bangladesh. My shoshurmoshai still uses a similar plate made with Kansha, or bell metal, a hard alloy used for making bells and related instruments. In Telugu the fish name is Erra Matta or Gidiselu and in Odia and Bengali it’s called Shol macha. shol macher jhal jhol | bengali spicy shol fish curry recipe And, yes, SOME Bengalis love fish but they don’t exactly brush their teeth in fish oil, although I wished they could (it’s high in omega and good for the skin, hair, heart and eyes), nor do they catch fish in their sleep. Every kids got 2 pieces of fish. Apollo fish to my knowledge is a fish preparation and not a fish itself. Basa Fillet – Freshwater fish, the Basa is sourced from the Indian waters. I also can’t resist having simple fried Ilish with shada bhaat and Ilisher tel – steaming white rice with the oil that has been used to fry the fish pieces. Small freshwater fish [Glossogobius giuris] বেলে bēlē: 3183. But I will let these myths persist. Regional variations have co-existed through times and recipe evolutions can be contributed to geo-political changes that have shaped the history of Bengal – from the undivided Bengal of pre-independence India to the one that is now partitioned by the borders of India and Bangladesh, post-independence. CitiMart on Rolla Road sell Ilissh and other Bengali fish flown from Mumbai. Galda, Bagda, Chyapra etc. F: Foli, Fyasha – Foli is more like Chitol while Fyasha is very bony. It has a medium-firm texture and moderate flavour. A simple fish gravy in black cumin paste from Opar Bangla can alone compete with all the elaborate fish kahlias and shorshebatas from Epar Bangla! As an ode to my heritage, here’s the list, A-Z of Bengali Fish and the best possible preparations for that particular fish… admitting that these are only the few where I have had the good fortune of laying my fingers on the fish bones, hence a few alphabets are still sitting empty. Thank you Madhushree for your warm words! We had lunch and dinner with all the leftovers from my shashuri – ma-in-law’s cooking…  a few pieces of traditional Bengali fish like Pabda (two more pieces to go), bandhakopir torkari, a cabbage dish, and the summer favourite aam daal – a sweet-sour lentil soup with raw mango. https://www.facebook.com/bengalirecipe, টমেটো কুচি ৪ টেবিল চামচ, আদা বাটা ১/২ চা চামচ, জিরা গুড়া ১/২ চা চামচ, হলুদ গুড়া ১/২ চা চামচ, ধনেপাতা কুচি ২ টেবিল চামচ, ভাজা জিরা গুড়া ১/২ চা চামচ, সামান্য লবন বা ভিনেগার মিশিয়ে মাছের টুকরো গুলোকে পানি দিয়ে কয়েকবার ধুয়ে নিন |, কড়াইতে তেল দিয়ে তাতে পেঁয়াজ কুচি দিয়ে হালকা বাদামী বর্ণ হওয়া পর্যন্ত ভাজুন |, কিছুটা পানি মিশিয়ে নাড়ুন |, কয়েক মিনিট পর মাছ আর টমেটো বাদে বাকি উপকরণ গুলো দিন |, আরো কয়েক মিনিট পর এই মিশ্রণে মাছ আর টমেটো দিন |, অল্প আঁচে সামান্য পানি ও তেল দিয়ে ৪-৫ মিনিট রান্না করুন |, আরো ১ কাপ পানি দিন এবং মাছের টুকরোগুলোকে এপাশ ওপাশ করুন |, যখন পানি শুকিয়ে আসবে আর তেল ছড়িয়ে পড়বে তখন চুলা বন্ধ করে দিন |, ভাজা জিরা গুড়া মাছের উপরে ছড়িয়ে পরিবেশন করুন |, SNAKEHEAD MURREL CURRY - শোল মাছের ভুনা, কর্ণ এন্ড গ্রীন চিলি সালাদ, VEGETABLES KHICHURI - সবজি খিচুরী, PRAWN BIRIYANI - চিংড়ি বিরিয়ানি, কাঁঠালের বিচি দিয়ে দেশী মুরগী. 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