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Fish_Tel_Jhal... a Bengali delicacy

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Prep Time  20 min
Cook Time  60 min
Serves  3 people
brishti ghosh15th Apr 2018

About Fish_Tel_Jhal... a Bengali delicacy

Bengali people can't think any special meal without fish.So they have so many recipes of fish...machher tel jhal is one of them.

Ingredients to make Fish_Tel_Jhal... a Bengali delicacy

  • Katla fish...4piece
  • Potato...3
  • Onion...1
  • Ginger garlic paste...1tspn
  • Chopped tomato...1
  • Turmeric powder...2tspn
  • Panch foron seeds...1tspn
  • Cumin seeds...1tspn
  • Fennel seeds...1tspn
  • Coriander seeds...1tspn
  • Bay leaf...1
  • Dry red chilli...3
  • Garam masala powder...1tspn
  • Red chilli powder...1tspn
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder...1tspn
  • Poppy seeds...1tspn
  • Mustered seeds...1tspn
  • Mustered oil...1/2cup
  • Handful of coriander leaves

How to make Fish_Tel_Jhal... a Bengali delicacy

  1. Make a paste of cumin, coriander, bay leaf & dry red chilli with little water.
  2. Heat oil & fry potato cubes in it.After that take out from oil.
  3. Fry the fish pieces in the same oil & then take out.
  4. Add panch foron seeds & let it crackle.Add chopped onion & ginger garlic paste.
  5. Add masala paste & chopped tomato.Fry it well & make a smooth mixture.After few minutes add poppy seed_mustered seeds paste & stir it constantly to avoid burning.
  6. Add some hot water & fried potato & let it cook till bubbles comes out.
  7. Add 3tspn of raw mustered oil & cook it for another 5 to 7 minutes.Add garam masala & switch off the flame.
  8. Serve it with hot ghee rice .

Reviews for Fish_Tel_Jhal... a Bengali delicacy (1)

Reema Garg2 years ago

Such an amazing dish.

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