My Thai Fish Pie

Here I present my Thai fish pie! It’s a Thai inspired fish Pie, as the name infers. It came about because I wanted to inject some heat and spice into the white sauce which usually is green chillies but as I got thinking, I thought Thai paste for spice, coconut milk for the sauce and…

Puttanesca Via India To Italy

Puttanesca via India to Italy. This is my take on Puttanesca which will take you via India to Italy. My love for chillies and spice crosses over oceans. When we went to Rome, I missed spice so much that I asked for chilli flakes with all my meals. The one that I had nearly everyday…

Salmon With Mustard And Dill Sauce/ Bata Shorshe Ar Sholpa Diye Salmon Mach

Bata shorshe ar sholpa diye SalmonSalmon in a mustard sauce infused with ginger, chillies and dill. Bata shoshe, translates mustard seeds blended into a paste. There is something about cooking curry using this traditional method that elevates a fish curry to unbelievable heights. I use shortcuts all the time in substituting freshly made mustard paste…

Kajoli Fish With Aubergine. Bashpata Mach Diye Begun.

Kajoli Mach, also called Kajli, Kajuli, Kajali or Bashpata is a very delicate fish and tastes sublime. its cooked here using aubergines in a light thick sauce that adheres to the fish and aubergines in a tantalising authentic curry. The aubergines just melt in your mouth, the creaminess just adding a sublime texture to each…

Jerk Style Chicken In A Yogurt Sauce

Jerk inspired chicken or green jackfruit.Rice and peas infused with coconut milk, scallions, all spice and customary scotch bonnet. I came across this paste by chance when I worked across a local Asian corner shop that catered for the local African Caribbean community. He stocked everything…salt fish, Ackee, Calaloo, yams and bonnets amongst all the…

Macher Dim Bora Rohu Roe Boras

Rohu macher dim bora, or to be precise Rohu fish eggs/roe. There is so much you can yield from fish! They are very giving in terms of what you can do with all its parts! Bengali are very resourceful in that respect. We eat the fish tip to tail and one such yield is good…

Smoked Salmon Wrap

Peckish…soSmoked Salmon in flour tortilla wrap flamed on stove with shop bought guacamole.Fresh coriander stalksThin sliced red onions and generous helping of Allepo chilli flakes from The Herb and Spice Emporium. Done in 5minsFood needs celebrating! Served! Copyright © 2020 -2021 Papli Rani DeyAll Rights Reserved

Snakehead Fish Bhuna with Hyacinth Beans
Shim Diye Shol Macher Bhuna

Shol mach, Shoal mach, Snakehead fish, Mud fish are all names for this popular fish. This fish is common in freshwater plains, where it migrates from rivers and lakes into flooded fields, returning to the permanent water bodies in the dry season, where it survives by burrowing in the mud. Dishes using this fish and…

How To Make My Thai Green Curry Paste

For a Thai paste and sauce that tastes authentic and is simple to make, try this recipe! Making your own Thai paste or sauce isn’t difficult, and the results taste much better than the store-bought variety. Also, because you’re making them yourself, you’ll get healthier and fresher tasting curry. There is a common misconception Thai…

My Thai Red Curry With Prawns.

This Thai red curry is using my homemade red curry paste. Whenever I make thai curries from scratch with fresh ingredients the aroma in the kitchen is amazing! Its the shrimp paste that makes it! Absolutely! As much as I like the convenience of jar pastes occasionally, there is nothing more satisfying than making fresh…