Macher Jhol | How to make Macher Jhol

By roshni kaur  |  3rd May 2016  |  
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About Macher Jhol Recipe

The credit goes to my didi.

Macher Jhol

Ingredients to make Macher Jhol

  • Baahu maach 1 kg
  • salt to taste
  • red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala 1 tsp
  • mustard seeds 2tbs
  • cumin seeds 1/2 tbsp
  • onion 2 small sized
  • tomato medium sized 3
  • garlic cloves 15
  • water 2 glass
  • coriander leaves
  • potato 1 small sized
  • mustard Oil 1 tbsp

How to make Macher Jhol

  1. Marinate the fish with salt, red chilli powder and garam masala for 30 mins. Keep aside. After this time, deep fry the fish.
  2. For the gravy, grind 2 onions, tomatoes, garlic and make the paste with 2 tbsp mustard seeds, 1 and tbsp cumin seeds. Soak it prior for atleast 2 hrs before cooking, if there is shortage of time soak in warm water for 30 mins.
  3. Take a kadhai, put in 2 tbsp mustard oil, after it's warm add the paste and keep stirring, then add potato. Once you see the layer of oil on top of the paste, then add mustard seeds and cumin seeds which were soaked after the oil separates again.
  4. Add 2 glasses of water, put in the potatoes, then cover and cook for 15 mins. Remove the lid add the fried fishes and coriander leaves to cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Enjoy with steam rice.

Reviews for Macher Jhol (2)

Madhulata Juneja3 years ago

Nice, I think the question is can we make this with rohu?

Shilpa lad3 years ago

One of my fav! I make this with rohu fish