Pomfret Macher Jhal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 medium - fish fillet, preferably pomfret, cut into half
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp - white mustard seeds
  • 2 tbsp - white poppy seeds
  • 1 tbsp - panch phoron
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 2 - green chillies, slit
  • 2 tbsp - white onion, chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard or vegetable oil, as required.

How to Make Pomfret Macher Jhal

  • Marinate the fish with salt and turmeric for 15 mins.
  • Fry the fish in hot oil.
  • Grind mustard and poppy seeds with water to a fine paste.
  • In the same oil, sputter panch phoron and saute 2 slit green chillies and onion.
  • To this add, 1 tsp turmeric powder, red chilli powder and 2-3 tbsp of water and stir till dry.
  • Add the mustard and poppy seed mixture and keep stirring till dry.
  • Add water and let it simmer for a while.
  • Finally add fish; cover and cook.
  • Serve hot with rice.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Only Fish Recipes