Bhetki Begum Bahar is one rich and spicy fish curry that comes from Bengali Cuisine. A very popular dish is Bengali marriages and special occasions. The fish fillets have a typical shape that are marinated and later fried golden. The curry is typically cooked in mustard oil where the richness comes from the poppy seeds and the cashew paste used. The extensive use of mace and nutmeg powder gives the curry an amazing aroma and flavor and also gives a rich look.
In my house Bhetki Begum Bahar is cooked during special occasions. Hence i am not too familiar to this dish, hence the recipe is again adapted from my mother’s cook book and also bits and parts from Indian Recipes . Let us now quickly check the ingredients required and thee steps to make Bhetki Begum Bahar.