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Fish Jhol Recipe

Fish Jhol is a popular Indian Starter
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On :
Friday, 13 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Starter Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Braise Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 5
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • Fish pieces - 10 ( 750 g )
  • Oil (preferably mustard oil) - 1 cup
  • Garlic paste - 2 tbsp
  • Haldi powder - 2 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder - 2 tsp
  • Mustard - 4 tbsp, made into a paste
  • Dhania patta - a bunch, finely chopped
  • Tomato - 1 medium, chopped or pureed
  • Salt - to taste
  • Water ( boiling ) - 600 ml
  • How to Make Fish Jhol:

    1. Cut the fish and wash it thoroughly in water for at least 4 to 5 times.
    2. Add 1 tsp of haldi powder, red chilli powder, garlic paste and salt to the fish.
    3. Marinate for 15 minutes.
    4. In a karaahi, add enough oil for deep frying the fish.
    5. Fry the fish on medium flame.
    6. Meanwhile, make a paste of mustard using water. Also boil water on the other flame.
    7. When the fish is fried ( pinkish yellow ), drain out the oil.
    8. Add around 5 tbsp of the same oil in the karaahi.
    9. When the oil is hot, add mustard paste and rest of the masala to it, along with a little water.
    10. Saute on medium heat for 4 minutes.
    11. Add salt, tomato and dhania patta to it.
    12. Saute for 5 minutes, and then add the boiling water.
    13. When the jhor (gravy) begins to boil, add the fish pieces and boil for 3 minutes.
    14. Put out the flame.
    15. Garnish with some more dhania patta.
    16. Serve with steaming rice.



     

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