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Boal Macher Jhaal Recipe

Boal Macher Jhaal is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Braise Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
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  • 1 kg - Boal Fish
  • 150 g - Mustard oil
  • Salt and Turmeric for marination
  • 1 small bunch - Chopped Coriander
  • 1 tsp - kalajeera
  • 1 - finely chopped Tomato
  • How to Make Boal Macher Jhaal:

    1. Clean the fish and pat it dry and rub it with or marinate it with 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp turmeric and 1 tsp mustard oil.
    2. Heat the wok or kadai with 3 tbsps oil. Fry the fish, covered, and keep it aside.
    3. Heat the kadai again with 3 to 4 tbsps oil and put 1/2 tsp kalajeera. Let it crackle.
    4. Add in the chopped tomato, a pinch turmeric and some salt. Saute it
    5. Add 1/2 glass of hot water in it.
    6. Once its starts boiling, add the fish back in and cover it with the lid.
    7. After 10 minutes, add the chopped coriander leaves
    8. Serve it with rice.


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