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Doi Mach  Recipe

A speciality from Bengal – fish cooked with yogurt and other spices.

This recipe is from the book Khazana of Indian Recipes.

Preparation Time : 26-30 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Doi Mach

Main Ingredients

Rohu fish,




Main Course_Seafood

Level Of Cooking



  • Rohu fish cut into 1 inch thick slices
    600 grams
  • Yogurt
    1 cup
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Ghee
    2 tablespoons
  • Bay leaves
  • Cloves
  • Green cardamoms
  • Onions grated
    2 small
  • Green chillies slit


Step 1

Whisk yogurt, add salt and marinade fish in this for twenty minutes.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a kadai and add bay leaves, cloves and green cardamoms. Cook for fifteen seconds.

Step 3

Add grated onions. Sauté for five to seven minutes. Add slit green chillies and fish along with the yogurt. Bring to a boil.

Step 4

Cover and cook on a low heat for seven to eight minutes.

Chef Tip

Some people like this recipe cooked in mustard oil. If you wish to use mustard oil, heat it to a smoking point, cool it and then use as normal.

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