| Fish roe, Gram dal, Spices|
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Maachha Bihana is the roe of a fish made into dumpling by some spice paste and fried to make spicy curry.
Maachha Bihana Wikipedia
It is a typical dish prepared during monsoon season in coastal Odisha. The ovums are collected from the sliced fish and a paste of black gram dal and spices are applied to make small balls. These balls are fried and made to a gravy based curry. Most popular is the Ilishi Maachha Bihana.
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