Whole small fish fry with mustard seed paste (Machha besar) | How to make Whole small fish fry with mustard seed paste (Machha besar)

By Smita Pramanik  |  28th Apr 2016  |  
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Whole small fish fry with mustard seed paste (Machha besar)by Smita Pramanik
  • Prep Time

    20

    mins
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    1

    People

47

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About Whole small fish fry with mustard seed paste (Machha besar) Recipe

It is a very famous non-veg item in Odisha.

Whole small fish fry with mustard seed paste (Machha besar)

Ingredients to make Whole small fish fry with mustard seed paste (Machha besar)

  • 1 small whole fish, washed and cleaned properly
  • 2/3 tsp mustard seed
  • 1 small sized onion, chopped
  • 2-3 cloves
  • 2 tsp mustard oil
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1 dry red chilli
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • salt as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

How to make Whole small fish fry with mustard seed paste (Machha besar)

  1. Wash and clean the fish, then marinate it with salt and turmeric and keep aside.
  2. In a mixer, put in the mustard seed, cumin seed, green chilli and garlic cloves, then grind it and make a thick paste.
  3. Put a pan on the stove, pour in the mustard oil and fry the marinated fish till its golden brown.
  4. Remove the fish, from the pan and put a little oil again and put in some cumin seeds. Then add the chopped oinon and fry till its golden brown in color.
  5. Add the mustard paste and fry it for 2-3 mins, then add 3/4 tsp water and let it boil.
  6. Now add the fried fish and cook till all the masalas get mixed.
  7. Garnish it with some chopped coriander leaves (optional).

Reviews for Whole small fish fry with mustard seed paste (Machha besar) (1)

Shambhavi Gupta2 years ago

Yummy! What is the name of this small fish breed found in odisha?
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