Despite what the name suggests, Bombay Duck is actually a kind of fish native to the waters between Mumbai and Kutch. And yes, you can pickle that too.
Flavoursome and rich Bombay duck marinated in a beautiful yellow paste and fried in rice batter till crispy. Despite its name, Bombay duck is not a duck but a type of lizardfish.
Marinated fish fillets wrapped in zucchini, rolled in polenta and grilled. Served with a refreshing salsa of fresh fruits and coconut cream.
The Bombay duck or Bombil is a very curiously-named fish, and there are lots of reasons that try to explain it.
With its rather funky aroma and spicy bite, this coastal Maharashtrian Konkan Gavti Bombil chutney is an explosion of umami flavour and the perfect accompaniment to elevate the most simple dal-rice meal.
When talking about Mumbai's coastal fare, one cannot possibly miss the bombil or Bombay duck.