Chitaler Petir Kalia

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Simmer Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - Chital Macher Peti (or any fish)
  • 1 big Tomato, finely chopped
  • 200 g mustard oil
  • Salt and Turmeric
  • 1 bunch of coriander leaves
  • 1 cup beaten curd
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  • Grind into paste:
  • 1 big Onion
  • 1 whole garlic
  • 1 piece ginger
  • 5-6 hot red chillies
  • To grind (garam masala):
  • 2 Elaichi
  • 2 long
  • 2 Dalchini

How to Make Chitaler Petir Kalia

  • Clean the fish, dry it and rub with 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric.
  • Heat the oil in kadai and fry the fish pieces, covered, till golden brown. Remove and keep aside.
  • Put the bay leaves in and the ground masala (except garam masala) with the chopped tomatoes.
  • Fry and let the oil come out of it.
  • Put 1 cup curd and 1 cup of water.
  • Put the pieces of fish in the curry and lower the flame and let it boil for few minutes.
  • Put garam masala in it and cover it for 5 minutes
  • Garnish it with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with rice.