Bengali fish curry | How to make Bengali fish curry

By Pranav Shah  |  18th Jul 2015  |  
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  • Bengali fish curry, How to make Bengali fish curry
Bengali fish curryby Pranav Shah
  • Prep Time

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  • Cook Time

    45

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  • Serves

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About Bengali fish curry Recipe

Staple food in Bengal. My favourite!

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 (9)

Aju P8 months ago

इंडियन रेसिपी 4 यू
इंडियन रेसिपी के तहत आप का बंगाली मछली करी अच्‍छा लगा
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Ishita Halder2 years ago

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Kanak Patel2 years ago

can i use prawn instead of fish?
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Tahseen Fathima2 years ago

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shalini chawla2 years ago

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jiya Singh2 years ago

Good recipe
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Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago

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anjana arora3 years ago

We did this not as a whole fish but in fillets
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DHANANJAY JHA3 years ago

I made this with Surmayi fish. v good Thank you
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