Dahi Maach

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500 g - hilsa or rohu fish
  • 1 - big onion
  • 1.5 piece - ginger
  • 100 g - sour curds
  • 2 - cloves
  • 2 - cardamoms
  • 1 - bay leaf
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1.5 piece - cinnamon stick
  • sprigs of coriander leaves
  • 4 - green chillies, slit
  • a few salt and chilli powder to taste
  • 4 tbsp - oil

How to Make Dahi Maach

  • Cut the fish into thin slices and remove fishy smell.
  • To remove fishy smell from fish, apply on it a paste made of gram flour, little vinegar, turmeric powder and alt.
  • Set it aside for half an hour, then wash thoroughly in water.
  • Grind ginger and onions to a paste.
  • Mix fish with curd, salt, turmeric and chilli powder. Set aside for 1 hour.
  • Heat 4 tbsps oil and add the whole spices. When they turn aromatic, add the fish along with the curd mixture and green chillies.
  • Cover and cook over a slow fire till the fish is tender.
  • Serve decorated with sprigs of coriander leaves.