Boal Macher Jhaal

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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