Pabda macher jhol kalojeere ar bodi diye / fish curry with nigella & no-onion no-garlic Recipe
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime ~ Maimonides
In Bengali mythology and culture, fish has always been a delicious symbol of fertility, prosperity and abundance and it touches many aspects of ceremonial and ritual life. (~ Chitrita Banerjee)
While fish is seen as smelly and gross food to many, Bengali marriages are not complete without fishes, there are many rituals where fish is an important part of it. In Bengal fish is considered holy and auspicious. Loved and blessed by our Goddesses too.
Bengali’s love for fish is an universal truth, however there are many exceptions to that. In Bengal, fish is considered as child’s first food, together with the much…