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Bengali Fish Curry Recipe

Bengali Fish Curry is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Tuesday, 14 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 2 medium sized Pomfret fish (cut into slices)
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • sufficient Mustard oil for shallow frying the fish
  • 2 tbsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 2 to 3 Green chillies ( or as per taste)
  • 3 tbsp - Mustard oil
  • 2 slit Green chillies (to garnish)
  • finely chopped Coriander leaves (to garnish)
  • How to Make Bengali Fish Curry:

    1. Clean and wash the fish.
    2. Apply salt and half tsp turmeric powder and keep aside for 30 to 40 minutes.
    3. Lightly shallow fry the fish and keep aside.
    4. Grind together mustard seeds and green chillies to a fine paste using little water.
    5. Heat 3 tbsp mustard oil in a heavy bottomed vessel to a smoking point.
    6. Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder mixed with little water.
    7. Add the fried fish, mustard paste and little salt. Mix very gently.
    8. Cook on a low flame for few minutes.
    9. Add slit green chillies and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes.
    10. Remove from gas and garnish with coriander leaves.
    11. Serve hot with steamed rice.


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