Sooka Boomla No Paatio

Learn how to make sooka boomla no paatio. It is prepared with bombay duck, garlic, jaggery and red hot peppers.


12 dry Bombay Ducks
1/2 pod garlic
9 to 12 dry red hot peppers
2 tsp cumin seeds
4 finely sliced onions
1/2 cup vinegar
2 1/2 tblsp grated jaggery (brown sugar)
2 tblsp salt
2 tblsp vegetable oil


How to make Sooka Boomla No Paatio:
  • Soak jaggery in 1/4 cup vinegar.
  • Remove head and tail from each Bombay Duck.
  • Cut each bombay duck into 4 pieces.
  • Grind to a paste garlic, red peppers and cumin seeds with 1 tblsp vinegar.
  • In a pan heat oil and saute onion till brown.
  • Add spice paste and cook 5 minutes.
  • Add pieces of bombay duck and mix well.
  • Add salt and 1 cup vinegar and cook 3 minutes.
  • Add vinegar an jaggery mixture and 1/4 cup water, cover and cook on slow heat for 10 minutes or till bombay duck are soft and cooked.
  • Serve with plain khichri or vegetable khichri.