Doi Katla | How to make Doi Katla

By Kasturi Chanda  |  21st May 2017  |  
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About Doi Katla Recipe

Katla fish pieces cooked in rich creamy white gravy made of curd, ginger-garlic-onion, cashew nuts and some spices.

Doi Katla is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Doi Katla by Kasturi Chanda has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 8 people. You can find Doi Katla at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Doi Katla takes few minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Doi Katla is a good option for you. The flavour of Doi Katla is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Doi Katla on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Doi Katla recipe on the page below.

Doi Katla

Ingredients to make Doi Katla

  • Katla fish - 8 pieces
  • curd - 150 grams
  • ginger paste - 2 spoon
  • garlic paste - 1 spoon
  • Big onion - 2, 1 chopped & 1 made into paste
  • Green chilli paste - 2-3 spoon
  • oil - 1/2 Cup
  • coriander powder - 1/2 spoon
  • cumin powder - 1/2 spoon
  • Garam masala powder - 1/4 spoon
  • cardamom - 1 pod
  • cinnamon - 2" Piece
  • bay leaves - 2 small
  • water - 1 Cup
  • salt as per taste

How to make Doi Katla

  1. Wash the fish pieces. Pat dry. Marinade with salt. Heat half the oil, fry the fish pieces and keep aside.
  2. Heat remaining oil in the same pan. Add bay leaves and cinnamon - cardamom.
  3. When they release aroma, add chopped onions and fry until they are golden.
  4. Now add ginger, garlic paste and fry for 3-4 minutes. Add onion and green chilli paste and saute fir 4-5 minutes.
  5. Add curd and cashew nuts paste. Cook for 3-4 minutes. Add salt.
  6. Now add the water and when start boiling add the fish pieces. Cover the pan and cook for 7-8 minutes or until the gravy is thickened.
  7. Now sprinkle the garam masala and cover for 1-2 minutes.
  8. Your doi katla is ready, serve with hot steamed rice.

My Tip:

Do not add turmeric as it will ruin the white colour of the gravy.

Reviews for Doi Katla (2)

Manuel Rigley3 months ago

I just made this recipe today and I am so happy that my kids like it! Thank you so much click here for sharing this. So yummy!

Caleb Boas8 months ago

Today I was really surprised from my mom when I asked to her about lunch and she passed me this dish. I also asked to her about the recipe then from the edubirdie com review website she got with the help of sister which was reading on this website.

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