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Mom's Fish Curry Rice

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I will soon be thirty four and started cooking seven to eight years back. And yes, you guessed it right, I started cooking because I got married. Lame reason but that's the truth. Most of the cooking basics my husband taught me and not ashamed to accept that either.

Though majority of Indian girls are still fighting right to education, right to work, right to be safe some of us girls were blessed to enjoy privileges given to us by our progressive parents. Once such privilege was off, आयते जेवायला बसायचे  thats is to sit for a scrumptious meal at your disposal.

When staying with mom you always get a hot meal at any hour of the day. Marathi moms also serve an array of beautiful shivya as an entree but for the love filled degustation to follow, utna chalta hai. One such meal I always miss is her fish curry and rice. In fact every Konkani kid who has grown up eating the goan or malvani fish curry will return home for it.

I have tried to replicate her recipe since the past three years…

The Gourmet Shikhran

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There is absolutely nothing very great about Shikhran yet every marathi kid holds a special affection towards Shikhran.

Shikhran or Banana Custard (if I may call it so) is a assembly of ripe Banana smash into some cold milk with some sugar and drizzled with cardamom powder. 
Yes that's it. So how will you make a simple Shikhran, MasterChef worthy. 
Let me show you how 😉
Ingredients
6 Riped Bananas 3 tbsp of Sugar  2 tbsp of Milk 2 spoons of Coconut milk 1 cup of Fresh cream 1 cup of sliced pistachios Some Chia seeds Some strands of kesar Drizzle of honey Pinch of Cardamom powder
Method:
Step 1: Smash those ripe bananas into a bowl, add sugar, milk and cream. Whip it well, till it forms like mousse like consistency. Add cardamom powder and mix. Keep it aside.
Step 2: Soak the kesar strands in coconut milk till it gets a golden hue. Also, slice the pistachios as fine as possible. 
Step 3: Presentation is the key here so you can layer up like biryani or just mix kesar mixture and t…