Today I am sharing with you a delicious non- veg. recipe made with Boal fish and Bori. It is a traditional Bengali recipe and very quick and easy to prepare. I have made this dish without potato, you can add potato also.
Cooking time – 30 minutes. Serve – 4
1.Fish piece – 4 no.
2.Kalonji – 1/2 tsp.
3.Tomato – 1 (chopped)
4.Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp.
5.Red chilly powder – 1/2 tsp.
6.Cumin powder – 1/4 tsp.
7.Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp.
8.Salt to taste.
9.Oil – 6 tbsp.
10.Slit green chilly – 4
11.Chopped coriander leaves – 2 tbsp.(optional)
14.Bori – 4
1.Wash the fish, marinate with 1/2 tsp.of salt and a pinch of turmeric powder. keep aside until use. Grind tomato to a paste. To this add all the masala powder (turmeric,chilly,cumin,coriander) and 1/2 cup of water, mix well. keep the masala mix aside.
2.Heat oil in a frying pan,when hot reduce the heat and add the bori. Fry until brown on both sides. Take out them from the oil, keep aside. Add the fish pieces in the oil, cover the frying pan and fry the fish till light brown on both sides. Take out the fried fish from the oil,keep aside.
3.Add kalonji in the remaining oil. Stir fry for 30 seconds, add the masala mix, saute till oil separates and the raw smell of the masala goes off. If needed add little water and saute for another few minutes. Add 2 cups of water and salt, let it bring to boil. Add the fish pieces, cover the pan and cook for 5 to 6 minutes. Add the fried bori, cook for 2 minutes. Remove pan from the heat, add green chilly and coriander leaves,cover the pan and give 10 minutes standing time.
Delicious Boal fish curry is ready, serve with hot steamed Rice.