Macha Tarkari (Odia Style Rohu Fish Curry) | How to make Macha Tarkari (Odia Style Rohu Fish Curry)

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    Created on 25th Apr 2016

About Macha Tarkari (Odia Style Rohu Fish Curry)

Fresh water fish such as Rohu has a natural sweetness to it than the fishes from the sea and that is what that makes all the difference to this Odia fish delicacy called Macha Tarkari/ Macha Jhola which is sure to leave a lasting impression on your taste buds for a while. When I crave for some fish, this few ingredient Macha Tarkari/Macha Aloo Jhola (Oriya/Odia style fish curry with potato) is the one I always prepare for my lunch. "Maachha" in Odia means Fish; "Aloo" means potato and "Jhola" refers to a thin consistency gravy quite typical to an Odia style fish curry. If you are looking for a light, simple and different fish curry, then this oriya/odia fish curry recipe is the perfect solution to your meal plan.

Macha Tarkari (Odia Style Rohu Fish Curry) is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Macha Tarkari (Odia Style Rohu Fish Curry) is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Macha Tarkari (Odia Style Rohu Fish Curry) by Alka Jena will help you to prepare the perfect Macha Tarkari (Odia Style Rohu Fish Curry) in your kitchen at home. Macha Tarkari (Odia Style Rohu Fish Curry) needs 15 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Macha Tarkari (Odia Style Rohu Fish Curry). This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Macha Tarkari (Odia Style Rohu Fish Curry). In case you have any questions on how to make the Macha Tarkari (Odia Style Rohu Fish Curry) you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Alka Jena. Macha Tarkari (Odia Style Rohu Fish Curry) will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves4People
Macha Tarkari (Odia Style Rohu Fish Curry)

Ingredients to make Macha Tarkari (Odia Style Rohu Fish Curry)

  • 500 grams Rohu Fish
  • 2 medium Potatoes
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 1 tsp Ginger - Garlic paste
  • 2 dry red chillies
  • 1 tsp Roasted Corriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 bay leaf 1inch cinnamon stick
  • 2 green cardamoms
  • 1 small Tomato
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
  • 1/4 tsp panch phutan

How to make Macha Tarkari (Odia Style Rohu Fish Curry)

  1. Wash the fish and apply turmeric and salt to the fish. Marinate and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Chop the onions and tomatoes finely.
  3. Peel and cut the potatoes into medium side wedges and apply turmeric and salt to it.
  4. Pour some mustard oil and heat it to smoking point. Slowly add the fish pieces one by one and shallow fry them in batches. Take out the fishes and keep them on a kitchen towel .
  5. Add the potatoes and shallow fry them in the same oil and keep aside.
  6. Add bay leaf, cinnamon, green cardamom to the oil and when it starts to release its aroma, put a pinch of panch phutan.
  7. Next add the onion and fry till it turns a little brown, add ginger garlic paste to the oil. Stir and fry the masala till the masala is cooked and there is no raw smell.
  8. Add chopped tomato, potatoes, turmeric, cumin powder, coriander powder, chili powder and salt. Cook for few more minutes till the masala starts to leave oil at the sides.
  9. Add a cup of warm water, cover and let the curry simmer on medium heat till potatoes get soft. Add fish to it and cook for 2 to 3 minutes on slow heat.
  10. Remove from heat and add the garam masala powder and chopped coriander leaves on top to garnish.
  11. Serve hot with plain rice.

Reviews for Macha Tarkari (Odia Style Rohu Fish Curry) (2)

Soma Deb Mukherjee2 years ago
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Shilpa lad2 years ago
My favourite fish curry! Nice recipe dear :D
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