Doi katla | How to make Doi katla

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About Doi katla

Katla fish pieces cooked in rich creamy white gravy made of curd, ginger-garlic-onion, cashew nuts and some spices

The delicious and mouthwatering Doi katla 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. Doi katla 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 Doi katla. Kasturi Chanda shared this Doi katla recipe which is perfect to serve for 8 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Doi katla. 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 Doi katla recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves8People
Doi katla

Ingredients to make Doi katla

  • Katla fish 8 pieces
  • Curd 150 grams
  • Ginger paste 2 spoon
  • Garlic paste 1 spoon
  • Big Onion 2, 1 chopped, 1 paste
  • Green chilli paste 2-3 spoon
  • Oil 1/2 cup
  • Coriander powder 1/2 spoon
  • Cumin powder 1/2 spoon
  • Garam masala powder 1/4 spoon
  • Cardamom 1 pod
  • Cinnamon 2" pc
  • Bay leaves 2 small
  • Water 1 cup
  • salt as per taste

How to make Doi katla

  1. Wash the fish pieces. Pat dry. Marinade with salt. Heat half the oil and fry the fish pieces and keep aside
  2. Heat remaining oil in the same pan. Add bay leaves and cinnamon -cardamom.
  3. When they release aroma, add chopped onions and fry until they are golden.
  4. Now add ginger, garlic paste and fry for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add onion and green chilli paste and saute fir 4-5 minutes.
  6. Add curd and cashew nuts paste. Cook for 3-4 minutes. Add salt.
  7. Now add the water and when start boiling add the fish pieces.
  8. Cover the pan and cook for 7-8 minutes or until the gravy is thickened.
  9. Now sprinkle the garam masala and cover for 1-2 minutes.
  10. Your doi katla is ready, serve with hot steamed rice.
My Tip: Do not add turmeric as it will ruin the white colour of the gravy.

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