Pabda Maacher Tel Jhol

 

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Servings - 3-4 persons

Ingredients:

 Pabda - 0.5 kg

Green Chillies - 4, slit

Coriander leaves/Cilantro/Dhonepata - 1 tbsp, chopped

Turmeric powder - 1/2  tsp

Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp

*Whole mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

Tomato - 1 small, chopped

Salt - To taste

White Oil - 4 tbsp

Mustard Oil - 1.5 tbsp

 

* Kalonji may be substituted for mustard seeds.

 

Preparing:

  1. Rub fish with 1/4 tsp turmeric, 1/4 tsp salt, and 1 tsp white oil.

  2. Make a paste of turmeric and chilli powder in 1 tbsp water.

                        

Cooking procedure:

  1. In a pan, heat 4 tbsp white oil.

  2. Fry fish lightly on medium heat and keep aside.

  3. To the same oil add 1 tbsp mustard oil and heat.

  4. Add mustard seeds, and 2 green chillies. Let seeds splutter.

  5. Add chopped tomato and fry on medium low heat for 1 min.

  6. Add fish, turmeric and chilli paste and fry on medium heat for 2-3 min.

  7. Add 1 cup water and bring to boil. Add salt and  cover. Simmer for 5 minutes.

  8. Add remaining 1/2 tbsp mustard oil, 2 green chillies, and chopped cilantro.

  9. Cook for 1 more minute and remove from heat.

Serving Suggestions:

  • Serve  with steamed rice.