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Macher Kalia

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The famous Bengali fish delicacy.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 4

Macher Kalia

Main Ingredients

Rohu fish,cut into darnes, Mustard oil

Cuisine

Bengali

Course

Main Course-Seafood

Level Of Cooking

Medium

Calories

1125

Carbohydrates

85.4

Protein

44.2

Fat

67.2

Ingredients

  • Rohu fish,cut into darnes
    500 grams
  • Mustard oil
    4 tablespoons
  • Onions, grated
    2 medium
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Turmeric powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Cloves
    3-4
  • Ginger, chopped
    1 teaspoon
  • Garlic, chopped
    1 teaspoon
  • Green chillies, chopped
    2
  • Red chilli powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Tomato puree
    2 tablespoons
  • Cumin powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Fresh coriander leaves,chopped
    2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1


Heat mustard oil in a non stick pan till it smokes. Squeeze the onions and discard excess water.

Step 2


Add salt and turmeric powder to the fish pieces and mix well.

Step 3


Cool the oil slightly, add the fish pieces and shallow fry on high heat, turning sides, till well cooked. Drain and place in a plate.

Step 4


To the oil remaining in the pan add cloves and onions and sauté till browned. Add ginger and garlic and continue to sauté till fragrant.

Step 5


Add green chillies, remaining turmeric powder and red chilli powder and mix. Add tomato puree and sauté till oil begins to separate.

Step 6


Add 1½ cups water and cumin powder and mix well. Add salt and mix. Add fried fish and coriander leaves and cook on low heat for 2-3 minutes.

Step 7


Serve hot with steamed rice.

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