Rohu (Carp) Fish with Sesame Seeds

A traditional Bengali dish, Tilottama Rui is cooked with a combination of mustard and sesame seeds. Do the flavours of the two seeds gel? You’ll have to try it to find out.

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Ilish (Hilsa) Barishali

hilsha fish – 6-8 large pieces mustard oil – 7-8 tsp turmeric – 1& 1/2 tsp green chilies- (whole 4-5) Salt to taste kalonji seeds – 1 tsp yoghurt – 3-4 tsp mustard seed paste – 4-5 tsp poppy seed paste – 3-4 tsp cashew nut paste- 4-5 tsp grated coconut – 4-5 tsp green…

Garlic ‘n’ Fish Pulao

This dish has nothing else but garlic and the garlic has to be really fresh. It’s best to use fresh small pods garlic instead of the larger hybrid variety more commonly available at supermarkets. Ingredients Any firm white fish (I used Rohu) Handful of raisins/sultanas soaked in water 2 cups of any pulao rice, washed…