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.
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.