Maccher jhol(fish cook)

210
-1

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
210
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Maccher jhol(fish cook)

  1. 1. MACCHER JHOL (FISH IN BENGALI SAUCE) <br />Ingredients of this recipe:<br />800 gms white-fleshed fish 1/2 tsp ground turmeric 1/2 tsp salt 2/3 mustard oil or vegetable oil 1 tbsp ground coriander seeds 1 tsp ground cumin seeds 1 1/2 tsp finely grated ginger 1 tsp ground turmeric 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp kalonji 4 whole red chillies dried 2 bay leaves 1 large onion peeled, chopped 3 whole green chillies<br />Method to make this recipe : bengali fish fry:<br />Cut the fillets in about 4cm size. <br />Rub the fish well with the 1/2 tsp of turmeric and 1/2 tsp of salt and set aside for 10-15 minutes. <br />Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan over a medium flame. If you are using mustard oil, let it get smokingly hot. <br />Now put in the fish pieces and brown lightly on all sides without cooking them through. <br />Gently lift the fish out of the oil and put it on a plate. Turn off the heat. <br />Combine the ground coriander seeds, the cumin, ginger, 1 tsp turmeric,chilli powder (cayenne pepper) and 1/2 tsp of salt in a small bowl. Add 3 tbsp of water and mix. <br />Remove all but 5/6 tbsp of oil from the frying pan. Heat the frying pan over a medium flame. <br />When hot, put in the nigelia seeds. A few seconds later, put in the red chillies. <br />As soon as they darken a bit, put in the bay leaves. When the bay leaves start to darken, put in the onion. <br />Stir and fry the onion, lowering the heat, if necessary, until it is translucent and lightly browned. Add the spice paste. Stir and fry it for about 1 minute. <br />Now put in the fish in a single layer as well as 1 cup of water. Lay the green chillies over the fish. <br />Simmer over a medium heat for 2 minutes, spooning the sauce over the fish pieces as you do so. Now cover, turn the heat to low and cook the fish for 10-15 minutes or until it is just done. <br />Serve machher jhol (fish in bengali sauce)with rice. <br />

×