Today we are making a very popular Bengali fish curry made with potato and cauliflower.The curry is very delicious and simple to prepare.
Cooking time – 45 minutes. Serve – 4
1.Rohu fish – 4 pieces.
2.Potato – 1 (cut into 4 pieces)
3.Cauliflower florets – 8
4.Tomato – I (chopped)
5.cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp.
6.Turmeric powder – 1 tsp.
7.Red chilly powder – 1/2 tsp.
8.Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp.
9.Ginger paste – 1/2 tsp.
10.Salt to taste.
11.Oil – 75 grams.
12.Slit green chilly – 2
1.Wash the fish pieces and marinate with 1/2 tsp. of salt and a pinch of turmeric powder. Keep aside until use. Boil the cauliflower and potato with 1 tsp.of salt for 4-5 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
2.Heat 50 grams of oil in a frying pan,when hot reduce the heat and fry the fish pieces until brown on both sides. Remove the fish from oil. Fry the cauliflower florets till light brown. Remove from oil. Clean out the pan.
3.Heat 25 grams of oil in the same pan,add cumin seeds. When it becomes brown add the potato and fry for 3-4 minutes. Add ginger and tomato, saute for 2-3 minutes. Add turmeric-chilly-cumin powder and 1/2 cup of water,saute until the raw smell of the masalas goes off. If needed add little water and saute for few minutes.
4.Add 11/2-2 cups of water and salt,let it bring to boil. Add fried fish and cauliflower, cook on medium flame for 8-10 minutes or cook till gravy becomes thick.
Remove pan from heat, cover and give 10 minutes standing time. Rohu fish curry is ready to serve, garnish with green chilly and serve with steamed rice.