Muri Ghonto | How to make Muri Ghonto

By Archita Ray  |  17th Nov 2015  |  
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  • Muri Ghonto, How to make Muri Ghonto
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About Muri Ghonto Recipe

A very traditional recipe of Bengal made of fish head.

Muri Ghonto

Ingredients to make Muri Ghonto

  • Rohu Fish head - 1 medium sized fish head cut into half.
  • onion - 1 large
  • ginger - garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  • Raw rice - 2 tbsp - soaked in water
  • potato - 1 medium - cubed
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp + 1 tbsp
  • chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
  • green chillies 4-5 slit
  • bay leaf - 2
  • salt to taste
  • mustard oil - 2 tbsp + 2 tbsp

How to make Muri Ghonto

  1. Wash and clean the fish head properly.
  2. Smear with some turmeric powder, salt and fry till browned in 2 tbsp of mustard oil. Keep aside.
  3. In another pan, heat 2 tbsp mustard oil and add the bay leaves.
  4. Add the ginger garlic paste and saute till fragrant.
  5. Add the sliced onions and fry till brown.
  6. Add the cubed potatoes.
  7. Add the dry spices - turmeric,chili powder, cumin powder, salt and the soaked rice.
  8. Cook the spices well and make sure they don't burn. Add a little water if required.
  9. Add 1 1/2 cup warm water, cover and let it cook for 10-12 minutes.
  10. By now the potatoes and the rice would have cooked and the water dried up considerably.
  11. Lastly, add the fried fish head, garam masala and the slit green chilies.
  12. Check the seasoning.
  13. Remove from heat and serve hot with rice.

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