Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Maacher Muror Daal (Fish Head With Daal)

1 Large Rohu or katla fish head( Muro)
250 gms urad daal (peeled Black gram).
2 medium sized Tomatoes.
1 Large Onion.
10 gms ginger.
3 to 4 Pods of garlic.
3 Green chillis.
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder.
1/2 teaspoon cumin powder.
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1 teaspoon Gram masala powder.
2 Cardemom.
1 Stick Cinnamon.
2 cloves.
2 Red chillis.
2 Bay leaves.
10 gms Coriander leaves.

1. Soak Urad daal overnight. Put the soaked daal in a pressure cooker and boil it completely with little water and a teaspoon of salt. Blend boiled daal with a hand blender and keep aside.
2. Wash fish head and mix turmeric powder and salt. Heat oil in a pan and fry the fish head until it becomes tender.
3. Blend Onion, garlic and ginger in a blender to get a paste.
4. Heat oil in a pan and add Bay leaves, red chillis, cinnamon stick , cardamon and cloves .Fry for sometime and add onion ginger and garlic paste,turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder. Fry the masala with continuous stirring until the oil get separated from it. Add finely chopped tomato, slitted green chillis, a teaspoon of salt and a teaspoon of sugar. Cook the masala for another 3 to 4 minutes and add boiled daal and mix thoroughly. when the daal starts boiling, add fried fish head. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes and add garam masala and 1 teaspoon of ghee. Reduce the flame and cover it with lid and keep for another couple of minutes. Add finely chopped coriander leaves.

Serve hot with plain rice and chapatti.


Unknown said...

wow..what a lovely delicious receipe..ummm..I am eager to implement that..Thanks..

Anonymous said...

this is my fav Sunanda, but i usually dont make it in home as hubby and daughter wont eat it ...Oh my!! can you pass me some please :))..
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