Definitions for "Bombay duck"
Keywords:  bombil, curry, duck, dried, fish
Dried fish from India and Bangladesh, crumbled over stews and curries.
A small dried fish served in curry sauce.
A smallish fish native to the Bombay area known locally as Bommaloe Macchi. This was too hard for the British to pronounce so it became Bombay Duck. It is dried and appears on the table as a crispy deep fried starter or accompaniment to a curry.