Macher Jhol
Macher Jhol is a traditional Bengali fish curry that is a staple in almost every Bengali household. It is a spicy and tangy dish, typically served with steamed rice. Ingredients: Rohu fish, Red chilli powder, Cumin powder, Cumin seeds, Fresh coriander, Garlic paste, Onion, Turmeric powder, Tomato, Green chilli, Mustard oil, Ginger paste
45min
Cook Time
4
Servings
Recipe
250 kCal
Recipe
1
Clean 500 grams of Rohu fish and marinate it with 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder and salt. Set it aside for 15 minutes.
2
Heat 2 tablespoons of mustard oil in a pan until it is smoking hot. Add the fish pieces and fry them until they turn golden brown. Remove the fish and set it aside.
3
In the same oil, add 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds and 2-3 green chillies. Sauté until the cumin seeds start to splutter.
4
Add 1 finely chopped onion and sauté until it turns golden brown. Then, add 1 teaspoon of ginger paste and 1 teaspoon of garlic paste. Sauté until the raw smell goes away.
5
Add 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon of red chilli powder, and 1 teaspoon of cumin powder. Mix well and cook for a few minutes.
6
Add 2 chopped tomatoes and cook until they become soft.
7
Add the fried fish pieces and 1 cup of water. Cover the pan and let it simmer for 10-15 minutes.
8
Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.
Nutrition
250
kCal
22 g
Protein
15 g
Fat
8 g
Carbs
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