Recipe: Tangra Macher Jhol

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Tangra Macher Jhol

Bengali, Mains

102 calories/serving
30 mins
A traditional homemade fish curry which is relished with plain steamed rice. The gravy is made with minimal spices and cooked with your favourite veggies, just as you like it.

Recipe by:

Bastar Cook


1. In a bowl, add 1 kg tengra fish, 1 tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tbsp salt. mix well.

2. Fry these fish in 1 cup mustard oil. let these turn brown from both the sides and set aside. fry these in batches on high to medium flame.

3. Grind together 6 green chillies, 15 cloves of garlic and 2 tbsp yellow mustard seeds with little water. keep aside in a bowl.

4. In the ground paste, add 1/2 tbsp coriander powder, 1 tsp red chilli powder, 1 tsp turmeric powder, salt to taste.

5. In the same oil in which fish was fried, add 1/2 tsp fenugreek / methi seeds, 2 dried red chillies and the ground paste along with the mixed powdered spices.

6. Also add 2 medium sized sliced tomatoes and cook on medium flame till oil seperates.

7. Add 300 ml (1 glass) water. boil for 5 minutes. add fried fish, chopped coriander leaves. cover and leave it aside for 15 minutes. switch off heat and serve hot!

By Tasty Recipes With Priya