Muri Ghonto (Rice with Fish Head) | How to make Muri Ghonto (Rice with Fish Head)

By Shaonli Sengupta  |  8th Jul 2016  |  
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Muri Ghonto (Rice with Fish Head)by Shaonli Sengupta
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    25

    mins
  • Serves

    2

    People

12

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About Muri Ghonto (Rice with Fish Head) Recipe

A popular Bengali rice dish with fish head that is sweet and spicy.

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Muri Ghonto (Rice with Fish Head)

Ingredients to make Muri Ghonto (Rice with Fish Head)

  • Fish head 1 (cleaned)
  • Rice 150 gms ( I used gobindobhog rice)
  • Mustard oil 5-6 Tbsp
  • Whole garam masala ( 1 cinnamon stick, 4 green cardamom, 4 cloves)
  • Bay leaves 1-2
  • Onions 1 big (chopped)
  • Ginger Paste 1 Tsp
  • Potato 1 big (cubes)
  • Tomato 1 small (chopped)
  • Cumin powder 3 tsp
  • Green chilies 1-2 (slit)
  • Turmeric powder as required
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee 1 1/2 tsp

How to make Muri Ghonto (Rice with Fish Head)

  1. Marinate the cleaned fish head with little salt and turmeric powder.
  2. Heat enough oil in a pan and fry the fish heads. Keep aside.
  3. Fry the potatoes and keep aside.
  4. Now, add the remaining oil in the pan. Add bay leaves, whole garam masala.
  5. Add onions and ginger paste. Put chopped tomatoes and cook for sometime.
  6. Add cumin powder and turmeric powder.
  7. Wash the rice and drain the water.
  8. Add rice to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes. Do not over fry.
  9. Add salt and sugar. Put the green chillies.
  10. Add sufficient warm water for the rice to cook.
  11. Add the fried heads and poke them with a spoon to break into pieces.
  12. Cover and cook until rice is done. You can add more water as required.
  13. It should have a mish-mash consistency.
  14. Once done, pour the ghee and serve hot.

My Tip:

Do not over fry the rice.

Reviews for Muri Ghonto (Rice with Fish Head) (1)

Akarshita prasada year ago

so good! a classic and tasty Bong dish :)
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