Bengali fish curry | How to make Bengali fish curry

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By Pranav Shah
Created on 18th Jul 2015
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  • By Pranav Shah
    Created on 18th Jul 2015

About Bengali fish curry

Staple food in Bengal. My favourite!

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time45mins
  • Serves4People
Bengali fish curry

Ingredients to make Bengali fish curry

  • fish (of your choice) 500 grams
  • red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • cloves 2-4
  • cinnamon 1 stick (around 1/2 to 1 inch)
  • coriander-cumin seeds powder 1 tsp
  • onions 1 (large)
  • curds (dahi) 1 cup
  • mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
  • cloves 2
  • cardamom 2
  • salt to taste
  • mustard oil 3 tbsp
  • green chillies 3-4

How to make Bengali fish curry

  1. Roast and grind together cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and cumin and keep aside. Clean and cut fish into 1-inch thick steak.
  2. Grind togther the chillies, turmeric and salt. Smear the fish with ground spices and then shallow fry for 2 mins and keep aside.
  3. Grind together the chilli powder, roasted spices, mustard seeds and half of the sliced onions.
  4. Heat oil to a smoking in a wok. Put the garlic cloves and onion and fry them, add the ground spices to this and fry together. Add the sliced tomates and saute till they are cooked.
  5. Add well beaten curd, simmer for 10-15mins. Add the fried fish and cook and cover again for 15mins.
  6. Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves.
My Tip: Add ginger paste to add more flavors to the curry

Reviews for Bengali fish curry (8)

Ishita Halder7 months ago

Kanak Patela year ago
can i use prawn instead of fish?

Tahseen Fathimaa year ago

shalini chawlaa year ago

jiya Singha year ago
Good recipe

Sukhmani Bedia year ago

anjana arora2 years ago
We did this not as a whole fish but in fillets

DHANANJAY JHA2 years ago
I made this with Surmayi fish. v good Thank you