Bengali fish curry | How to make Bengali fish curry

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ByPranav 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!

The delicious and mouthwatering Bengali fish curry is a famous dish of West Bengal and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Bengali fish curry is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Bengali fish curry. Pranav Shah shared this Bengali fish curry recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Bengali fish curry. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Bengali fish curry recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • 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 Halder9 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 Bedi2 years 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