Maccher Munda Bandhakobir Chianchra. (Cabbage with Fish head) | How to make Maccher Munda Bandhakobir Chianchra. (Cabbage with Fish head)

By litushree Pradhan  |  14th Apr 2018  |  
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Maccher Munda Bandhakobir Chianchra. (Cabbage with Fish head)by litushree Pradhan
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    50

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

2

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About Maccher Munda Bandhakobir Chianchra. (Cabbage with Fish head) Recipe

Machha Munda ghanta./ machha munda chhencheda : This recipe is called by different names simultaneously. It is also referred as chhincheda/chhencheda. In Bengali cusine version is of more lentils called as Mudhi Ghanta. In this dish main ingrident is fish heads.This recipe is very famous in Odiya wedding functions.

Maccher Munda Bandhakobir Chianchra. (Cabbage with Fish head)

Ingredients to make Maccher Munda Bandhakobir Chianchra. (Cabbage with Fish head)

  • Rohu Fish head 1 whole divided into 2 pieces 
  • Channa dal/bengal gram dal 1cup (soaked in 3 cup water atleast for 4 hours, overnight is best to use.)
  • cabbage 2 cup finely chopped
  • masalaPaste
  • potatoes(2 Medium size) chopped in cubes
  • 1 Medium tomato (fine slice)
  • Whole spices-bay leaf 1  cinnamon 1inch(crushed)  cardamom 2 nos(crushed
  • mustard oil 4 tbsp
  • Kashmir chilli powder1 tbsp
  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • sugar 1/2tsp
  • coriander leaves 1tbsp freshly chopped   
  • water 1 cup
  • salt to taste
  • For Masala 4 Medium onions(roughly chopped) Garlic 8-10 pods Ginger 1inch (roughly chopped) Coriander seeds 1tsp Cumin Seeds 1tsp 2 Dry red chilli 1 Green chilli 1 small bay leaf Cinnamon 1/2 inch Cardamom 2 nos

How to make Maccher Munda Bandhakobir Chianchra. (Cabbage with Fish head)

  1. Procedure to Make Masala: Place all ingredients into mixie jar and put little water and  grind to paste.
  2. Place a heavy bottom pan or kadhai put the oil and once the oil is heated, add the sugar.Let the sugar to caramelized (don't burn it) ,add crushed cinnamon, Cardamom and bay leaf, saute it for a minute
  3. Now add in tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes turn little mushy
  4. Now add the turmeric and chilli powder,saute it for a few seconds
  5. Time for masala to go in, saute for 5 minutes
  6. Now add soaked channa dal/bengal gram dal and cabbage.Now mix everything well and saute for 5 minutes
  7. Now add fish heads f(ish pieces can also be added) Now add raw potatoes and water.Cook in low flame, all dals cooked properly
  8. Once the fish are became tender it can be crushed with help of ladle,just by pressing the ladle on 
  9. Saute it till it roasted and dals cooked( all raw smell of masala goes off and oil start coming from sides)
  10. Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves and serve with rice/roti.

Reviews for Maccher Munda Bandhakobir Chianchra. (Cabbage with Fish head) (1)

Reema Garg8 months ago

Simply awesome.
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litushree Pradhan
8 months ago
thanq so much!

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