Macher Jhol

Macher Jhol is the most popular of all Indian Fish Recipe. Amongst all Bengali dishes it is the easiest to make.

Recipe Ingredients

* Pomfret Fish - 1/2 kg

* Mustard Oil - 150ml

* Onion Seeds - 2 tsp

* Turmeric Powder - 2 tsp

* Black Pepper - 1/2 tsp

* Green Chillies - 3

* Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp

* Coriander - To Garnish

* Salt to taste


Clean and cut the fish to medium size pieces. Marinate the pieces with turmeric powder and salt and keep them aside for half hour.

In a pan heat the mustard oil and shallow fry the fish till three fourth done. Drain out the excess oil.

In the excess oil add cumin seeds, onion seeds,black pepper, green chillies, little turmeric powder & salt and with adding water bring the mixture to a boil.

In this mixture add fried fish and cook for another 10 minutes. Garnish with Coriander leaves and serve hot.

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