Muri ghonto

    By Suktara Pereira  |  8th Feb 2017  |  
    4 from 2 reviews Rate It!
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    About Muri ghonto Recipe

    A typical Bengali dish cooked with fish head and beaten rice.

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    Muri ghonto

    Ingredients to make Muri ghonto

    • 2 whole fish head of rohu/Katla fish cut into 2 pieces each.
    • 2 potatoes, cut into 4 pieces each.
    • 1/2 onion
    • 2
    • 3 garlic pods
    • 1/4tsp turmeric powder
    • 1.5tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
    • 1/2tsp cumin powder
    • 1/2tsp coriander powder
    • 1/2tsp pepper corns
    • 1/4tsp saunf
    • 1/3tsp salt
    • 1/4tsp nigella seeds
    • 1/2tsp garma masala powder
    • 1/3 cup beaten rice
    • 1/2 cup mustard oil
    • 2 Cups water

    How to make Muri ghonto

    1. Marinate the fish heads with 1tsp salt and 1/2tsp turmeric. Keep aside for 10-15mins.
    2. Heat a kadai, add oil and fry the fish head pieces and keep aside.
    3. In the same kadai, add 1/4tsp nigella seeds.
    4. Add potatoes pieces and fry and cook for 4-5mins or until half cooked.
    5. Add the beaten rice and fry for 2mins.
    6. Meanwhile grind the ingredients mentioned from onion to salt with 2-3tbs water to a smooth paste.
    7. Add the ground paste and fry until raw masala smell goes.
    8. Add water and bring to a rolling boil.
    9. Add the fish head pieces and cook in low flame for 5-7mins.
    10. End with sprinkling garam masala powder.

    Reviews for Muri ghonto (2)

    Simantini Sanyal chaudhuri3 years ago

    Different recipe.. We do it in an another way. Will try it.

    Kanak Patel3 years ago

    Looks absolutely amazing! what a great picture too...