Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry) | How to make Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry)

By Bethica Das  |  4th Feb 2018  |  
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Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry)by Bethica Das
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    3

    People

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About Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry) Recipe

As a seafood lover, I love any small fish too, besides prawns. So here is a simple, easy and a traditional homemade fish curry which is only relished with plain steamed rice. The fish used is Tangra fish which is a fresh river water fish. The recipe that I am sharing is a thin gravy made out of minimum of spices. Vegetables of your choice can also be added. A little bit of raw mustard oil to the end product enhances the flavour and I like to have my maach'er jhol bhaat (Fish curry & rice) with a dash of lime.

Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry) is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry) by Bethica Das is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry) at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry) is a dish which comes from West Bengal cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 3 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry) takes 10 minute for the preparation and 15 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry) make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry) will be the best option for you. The flavor of Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry) is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry) at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry)

Ingredients to make Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry)

  • 5-6 tangra fish, cleaned, washed & drained
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 3 tbsp. mustard oil
  • 1/2 tsp. kalonji (nigella seeds)
  • 1 tsp. ginger paste
  • 1 tsp. cumin powder powder
  • 2 green chilies, slit
  • 1 tsp. coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp. raw mustard oil

How to make Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry)

  1. Marinate the fish with a pinch of salt and turmeric powder for 5-10 minutes. Heat oil in a pan and fry the marinated fish on both sides till light golden in colour. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Temper the same oil with kalonji and green chilies. Saute for a few seconds. Add the ginger paste, cumin powder and turmeric powder mixed with 1/4 cup water.
  3. Saute till dry. Add 1 &1/2 cups water and salt. Bring it to a boil and gently drop in the fried fish. Cover and simmer on a medium flame for 2-3 minutes.
  4. When done, add the raw mustard oil and switch off the flame. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with plain steamed rice.

Reviews for Tangra Maacher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry) (1)

Shikha Roy9 months ago

I like to have it with plain rice.
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