This fish curry is may favourite fish curry. Till I started working , I used to eat only fried fish, however my first assignment as a management trainee was in Kolkatta . I started off with the Bengali fried fish and graduated to curries. Buying fish was still a problem. I started cooking fish curries couple of years back. Thanks to my kid’s nanny who is a Goan and knows how to buy fresh fish.This curry is not very spicy and yet not bland. It is not thick and not very heavy. It is tangy and mild. Just perfect for…
Chane ki Lauki wali Daal ( Bengal Gram with Bottle Gourd)
As I mentioned in my earlier post of Moong Daal Palak, would eat a different daal every day , and also prefer a variation of commonly made daals. During summers we make the Bengal gram with bottle gourd. It makes the daal lighter and also gives a nice flavor. Also, if you have kids in the family who do not eat bottle gourd as a vegetable, it is easier to sneak in it in the daal. This daal goes well with Chapati, sliced onions and mint chutney or mango pickle. I prefer a low salt diet so avoid pickles.
Moong Daal Palak ( Green Grams with Spinach )
In our family no dish gets repeated soon. Each day my mother used to cook a different daal or vegetable curry. Hari moong ( green gram ) is very healthy, high on fibre, good for digestion and easy to cook. Green gram sprouts is also used salads. You can also use green gram sprouts in this recipe. This recipe is very easy to make and is very light, too. If you have kids who do not eat vegetables you can sneak in spinach in the daal. My daughter does mostly will not have vegetable and daal both, she chooses one…
Aloo Pyaaz Ki Sabzi
￼ Like my previous post on toor daal side dish made from potato is a must for many house hold in India. Daal , Rice and Aloo ki sabzi is all that you need , especially in summers.￼ We had a hectic week and weekend turned out to be even more stressful as dad in law was not well. So i decided to go for a simple meal . For some odd reason under stress you get a lot of comfort doing things that you did as a kid, or eating the simple home cooked food.