Macher Dimer Kalia ( Fish Egg Kaliya)

Macher dimer kalia is a Bengali recipe. Macch kalia or fish kalia is a well known recipe. This particular recipe is an extention of the way kalia is prepared in the sense we are using fish eggs instead of fish.

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Preparation Time: 
35 mintues
Cooking Time: 
40 mintues


Machh dim fish egg) 200 grams (7 ounce)
Maida (refined flour) 3 tablespoon
Onion paste ½ cup
Ginger -Garlic paste 3 tablespoon
Red chilli powder ½ tablespoon
Roasted Cumin powder 1 tablespoon
Grama masala 1 tablespoon
Green chillies 2 pieces ( chopped)
Turmeric powder 1/2 tablespoon
Mustard Oil 6 tablespoon
Salt 1 tablespoon
sugar 1/2 tablespoon
Curd 2 tablespoon
First wash the fish egg and drain the excess water.
Then add Maida, 2 tablespoon of onion paste, ½ tablespoon of turmeric powder, sugar, 1 chopped green chilli, 1 tablespoon of ginger garlic paste, ½ tablespoon of salt and ½ tablespoon of garam masala and mix well.
Heat oil in a karahi and with the help of a spoon or by using fingers make small boras ( round pakoras) out of fish egg mixture.
Once all the pakoras have been made, add onion paste and ginger garlic paste in the remaining oil. Saute for 2-3 mintues.
then add curd, roasted cumin powder, Sugar, red chilli powder, garam masala and salt and cook for 2-3 mintues. Finally add the fish egg boras and ½ cup of water and cover the karahi with a lid. Slow cook for 5-6 mintues. Take it out, garnish with green chillies and serve with rice.