Kamca lanka Maacher Jhol || Stuffed Green Chilli Fish curry | How to make Kamca lanka Maacher Jhol || Stuffed Green Chilli Fish curry

By Vins Raj  |  22nd Apr 2018  |  
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  • Kamca lanka Maacher Jhol || Stuffed Green Chilli Fish curry, How to make Kamca lanka Maacher Jhol || Stuffed Green Chilli Fish curry
Kamca lanka Maacher Jhol || Stuffed Green Chilli Fish curryby Vins Raj
  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    20

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    3

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About Kamca lanka Maacher Jhol || Stuffed Green Chilli Fish curry Recipe

Maachar Jhol, an aunthentic Fish Cury which tops in the Bengali Cuisine. I have tweaked the original recipe with a twist by stuffing the fish into green chillies, the green chillies give an extra aroma and flavour to the original dish.

Kamca lanka Maacher Jhol || Stuffed Green Chilli Fish curry

Ingredients to make Kamca lanka Maacher Jhol || Stuffed Green Chilli Fish curry

  • 200 gms Fish fillet
  • 6 Big sized green chillies - Bajji chillies
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 1.5 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/3 cup onion paste
  • 1 tsp mustard paste
  • 1/2 cup tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1.5 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 1 handful of fresh coriander leaves

How to make Kamca lanka Maacher Jhol || Stuffed Green Chilli Fish curry

  1. Cut the fish fillet into pieces and grind without adding water
  2. Transfer the ground fish to a bowl and add finely chopped onions, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and salt. Mix together.
  3. Slit the green chillies retaining the crown and remove the seeds.
  4. Stuff the ground fish mixture into the slit chillies.
  5. In a plate add 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp of chilli powder and ginger garlic paste, mix together. Apply it on the stuffed part of the chillies
  6. In a pan heat oil and place the stuffed part downwards so that it gets roasted. This process is to seal the stuffing and not to break when it is added to the curry. Remove from pan and keep aside.
  7. In the same pan add mustard, fenugreek, cumin and fennel seeds.
  8. After mustard splutters add onion paste, tomato puree and mustard paste. Mix.
  9. Next add coriander powder, cumin powder remaining turmeric powder and chill powder and mix together
  10. Reduce the flame to medium and allow it cook till the mixture gets dried and oil separates.
  11. At this stage add 2 cups of water, salt and bring to boil
  12. Simmer for two minutes.
  13. Now add the stuffed chillies and simmer for another 4 minutes.
  14. Add curry leaves and corainder leaves and remove from heat.
  15. Kamca lanka Maacher Jhol ready to be served with rice.

Reviews for Kamca lanka Maacher Jhol || Stuffed Green Chilli Fish curry (2)

Zeenath Amaanullah6 months ago

Divine !
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Milli Garg6 months ago

Deliciously amazing!
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