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Gajalee – The Bombay Duck Is A Fish

By Daniel, October 24, 2011


This is not a joke. The Bombay Duck is not a duck – it is a fish. Its other name is (gasp) lizard fish. Therefore you can try to imagine its size, look and taste – somewhat flat, dry, with little meat, without a distinctive taste, yet often eaten as a delicacy in Mumbai.

The odour of the fish is said to be extremely pungent, and if someone says “You smell like a Bombay Duck”, it is time to take that shower.

The Bombay Duck is actually available in Singapore, found at Gajalee near Centrepoint. The popular version is having the fish coated with masala-based batter and fried golden yellow. Do not worry about the smell as it is no longer there. It acts a greater starter item (somewhat like fried calamari), best to be eaten as an accompaniment to curry.

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Gajalee, 17/19 Cuppage Road, Cuppage Terrace, Tel: +65 6733 3278
Opening Hours: Mon: 6pm–11pm; Tue–Sun: 11.30am–3.30pm, 6pm–11pm

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Where to Eat, Pray, Love?

By Daniel, October 19, 2010

Liked the book, and hated the movie? Or just felt the sudden urge to dive into the lands of Italy, India and Indonesia (oh they all start with ‘I’) to indulge in one of life’s greatest pleasure – food?

You may be craving for the chewiness of pizzas, spiciness of curries, and the distinctiveness of Tempe at this very moment. And here’s where you can have some Italian, Indian and Indonesian food just so that you can feel a little more in tune with Elizabeth Gilbert.


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