Today I am sharing with you a simple but delicious fish gravy recipe made with Khayra fish. It is a traditional Bengali recipe and very quick and easy to prepare.
Cooking time – 30 minutes. Serve – 4.
1.Khayra fish – 4.
2.Nigella seeds (kalonji) – 1/2 tsp.
3.Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp.
4.Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp.
5.Cumin powder – 1/4 tsp.
6.Tomato – 1 (chopped)
7.Green chilly – 2.
8.Slit green chilly – 2.
9.Salt to taste.
10.Oil – 5 tbsp.
1.Wash the fish and marinate with 1/2 tsp. of salt and a pinch of turmeric powder,keep aside until use. Grind tomato and green chilly to a paste.To this add turmeric, cumin,coriander powders 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 one fish. Fry the fish till light brown on both sides. Take out the fried fish from the oil, keep aside. In this way fry all the fishes one by one.
3.Add kalongi in the remaining oil, stir fry for 30 seconds. Add the masala mix, saute on slow heat till oil separates. Add 11/2 cups of water and salt, let it bring to boil on medium heat. Add the fried fish and cook for 5 to 7 minutes. When the gravy starts thickening remove pan from the heat. Add slit green chilly, cover the pan and give 10 minutes standing time.
Delicious Khayra fish gravy is ready, serve with steamed rice.