Bata Fish curry | How to make Bata Fish curry

By Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra  |  15th Jul 2016  |  
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About Bata Fish curry Recipe

Bata fish is very common in West Bengal, every true bong fish lovers love to eat Bata fish curry.This Bata fish curry is authentically from my grandma s kitchen.I learnt it from my mother, this recipe has been passed down through the generations.

The delicious and mouthwatering Bata Fish curry is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Bata Fish curry is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Bata Fish curry. Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra shared Bata Fish curry recipe which can serve 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Bata Fish curry. Try this delicious Bata Fish curry recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra of Bata Fish curry by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Bata Fish curry can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Bata Fish curry with other users

Bata Fish curry

Ingredients to make Bata Fish curry

  • Bata fish - 4
  • potato- 1 cut into length wise
  • onion seeds / kalonji- 1/2 tsp
  • ginger Paste - 1 tsp
  • Green chilli -2
  • turmeric Powder- 1 tsp
  • chilli powder- 1/2 tsp
  • cumin Powder- 1 tsp
  • salt - as required
  • mustard oil - 5 tbsp

How to make Bata Fish curry

  1. Marinate fish with 1 tsp turmeric and salt .
  2. Then heat Kadhai with 4 tbsp mustard oil and fry Bata fish on both sides until brown in medium low flame. Take out from kadai and keep aside.
  3. Again heat kadai with remaining oil, if need you can add 1 - 2 tbsp oil.
  4. Then add onion seeds / kalonji, add slit green chilies. Now add potatoes, fry it little.
  5. Now take a bowl ,add ginger paste ,1tsp turmeric ,chilli ,cumin powder ,salt to taste.Add 2tbsp water and make a paste.
  6. Add this paste into the kadai, stirring for a minute, then add a cup water..bring to boil the gravy.reduce flame on low fire for 6-7 mins.cover kadai. Or cook until potatoes cook well.
  7. Then add fried Bata fish into the runny gravy (Jhol in Bengali term). Keep cooking for another 3-4 mins..
  8. Keep the consistency of gravy as per your choice, authentically gravy should be runny.
  9. Check seasoning, serve it with steamed rice.
  10. Note ---- I did not use tomatoes as my grandma never used tomatoes.if you want you can add tomato...

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