Chital Maacher Jhol/Clown Knife Fish Gravy | How to make Chital Maacher Jhol/Clown Knife Fish Gravy

By Mukulika Sengupta  |  6th Oct 2015  |  
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Chital Maacher Jhol/Clown Knife Fish Gravyby Mukulika Sengupta
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About Chital Maacher Jhol/Clown Knife Fish Gravy

The king of all fishes, the mighty Chital, is known as the Clown Knife fish in English. I find that this translation somehow robs the fish of it's glory.

Chital Maacher Jhol/Clown Knife Fish Gravy, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Chital Maacher Jhol/Clown Knife Fish Gravy by Mukulika Sengupta will definitely help you in its preparation. The Chital Maacher Jhol/Clown Knife Fish Gravy can be prepared within few minutes. The time taken for cooking Chital Maacher Jhol/Clown Knife Fish Gravy is 40 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Chital Maacher Jhol/Clown Knife Fish Gravy step by step. The detailed explanation makes Chital Maacher Jhol/Clown Knife Fish Gravy so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Chital Maacher Jhol/Clown Knife Fish Gravy can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Chital Maacher Jhol/Clown Knife Fish Gravy from BetterButter.

Chital Maacher Jhol/Clown Knife Fish Gravy

Ingredients to make Chital Maacher Jhol/Clown Knife Fish Gravy

  • 4 chital maacher peti
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • tsp jeera
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • 2 potatoes cubed
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • cup mustard oil

How to make Chital Maacher Jhol/Clown Knife Fish Gravy

  1. Apply salt and turmeric to the fish and marinate it for half an hour. Then heat the mustard oil to a smoking point, reduce the flame and fry the fish pieces. Keep aside.
  2. In the same oil, add in the jeera. Then the cubed potatoes and fry well. Put in half the ginger paste and chopped tomato. Cover and cook till the tomato becomes soft.
  3. Add in the cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, salt, turmeric powder and red chilli powder. Stir well and fry till the oil separates.
  4. Add 1 cup of water and bring it to a boil. Now add the fried fish pieces, cover and cook for 10 minutes. .
  5. Put in the rest of the ginger paste, let this simmer for a minute and switch off the heat.
  6. Garnish with ginger juliennes and fresh coriander leaves. Serve hot alongside rice for best taste.

My Tip:

Try to use mustard oil to bring flavour to this beautiful dish.

Reviews for Chital Maacher Jhol/Clown Knife Fish Gravy (2)

aahna krishna2 years ago

yummy :D can we use rohu fish instead?
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Namu Manandhar2 years ago

Looks simply yummy :D
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