November 12, 2018 Fresh Boomla

Boomla Khaaro Ras

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Boomla Khaaro Ras is a very delicious gravy made with Bombay Ducks (click to see health benefits of this fresh seafood)

(Please adjust ingredients as per your taste)

Clean & wash Bombay ducks / Boomla.

Cut them into 2 pieces & put in a strainer.

Grind together following :

 1 tsp cumin seeds / jeera
5-6 cloves or more of garlic
4 or as per your taste green chillies
1 cup Cilantro / kothmir
1/2 Tspn Turmeric powder / haldi

4 tablespoons of rice flour

3 glasses of water

Put Bombay ducks in a dish & gently marinate with 1 Tspn of above ground masala.

Keep rest of the ground masala aside.

Heat oil in a wide pot.

Add 3 sprigs or more of curry leaves & once they splutter add 3 medium very finely chopped onion & saute till soft & translucent.

Add 4 tablespoons of rice flour (If want thicker consistency add more).

Saute for a while. Add ground masala & saute till oil separates.

Add 3 glasses of water & bring it to a boil.

Add more water if needed as per your consistency.

Add handful of chopped cilantro.

Carefully put Bombay duck pieces & let it cook just for about a minute or two.

Don’t stir. Just lift the vessel & give a gentle shake.

Serve immediately with rice.

Bon Appétit


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