Monday, July 28, 2008

Maachher Kalia (Fish in Yogurt)

500 gms Rohu or katla fish (Cutted into 7 to 8 slices).
250 gms Curd (tok doi).
1 onion.
10 gms ginger.
3 Green Chillis.
2 tsp. Turmeric Powder.
1 tsp. Cumin powder.
1 tsp. coriander powder.
1 tsp. Red Chilli powder.
1 tsp. garam masala powder.
2 Cardemom
2 cinnamon stick.
2 Clove.
20 gms Raisins

1. Wash and Cut the fish into slices. Mix turmeric powder and salt. Heat oil in a pan and fry those fish pieces. When the fish becomes golden brown take it out and set aside.
2. Bleand onion, Ginger and green chilli to get a fine paste.
3. Heat oil in a pan. Add cinnamon, cardamom and clove. When cardamom turn golden brown, add the onion ginger paste. Stir well . When onion turn golden brown, add turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and salt. Fry the masala until the oil gets separated from it. Beat the curd to get a uniform paste and add to the masala. Stirr well and add a tsp.of sugar . Cook for 5 to 6 minute with continuous stirring. Add fish pieces, raisins and garam masala . Cover the pan with a lid and let it cook for another 5 minutes.

Serve hot with plain rice.


s said...

we usually dont mix fish and yogurt..but this looks real good

Preeti said...

Hi Sunanda,
You have a lovely collection here...and you know I am a die-hard fan of Bangla food....I wasn't born in Bengal but brought up in there is always a craving for bengali food and now I have your site as well to dig in if I feel those craves..:)

SB said...

Awesome recipe. Tried it and it came out very well. Everyone who tasted the dish appreciated it.


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