Today I am sharing with you a delicious Fish Gravy recipe made with Bori (sundried Urad dal Dumplings) and Coriander leaves. It is a traditional Bengali recipe, made in Winter season. It is a simple recipe, very quick and easy to prepare. The Fish gravy is very tasty to eat. You can use any type of Fish, like Rohu,Katla,Mrigal etc.
Cooking time – 40 minutes. Serve – 4
1.Fish piece – 4.
2.Potato – 1 (peeled and cut lengthwise into 4 pieces)
3.Bori – 8.
4.Tomato – 1 (chopped)
5.Chopped Coriander leaves – 4 tbsp.
6.Nigella seeds (kalonji) – 1/2 tsp.
7.Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp.
8.Chilly powder – 1/2 tsp.
9.Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp.
10.Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp.
11.Slit green chilly – 4.
12.Oil – 6 tbsp. And salt to taste.
1.Marinate the fish with 1/2 tsp.of salt and a pinch of turmeric powder, keep aside until use. Soak the potato pieces in water for few minutes and drain. Take a bowl, add all the masala powders (Chilly, Cumin,Turmeric,Coriander) and 1/2 cup of water, keep the masala mix aside.
2.Heat oil in a frying pan,when hot reduce the heat. Fry the Fish pieces until brown on both sides. Take out from the oil,keep aside. Add the Bori in the remaining oil, fry until brown on both sides. Take out the fried Bori from the oil,keep aside.
3.Add kalonji in the remaining oil (if needed add little oil to the pan and heat well). Stir fry the kalonji for 30 seconds. Add the potato pieces and fry for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the tomato pieces,saute for 1 minutes.Add the masala mix, saute until the raw smell of the masala goes off. If needed add little water and saute for another few minutes.
4.Now add 2 cups of water and salt,let it bring to boil. Add the fried Fish and cook for 5 to 6 minutes on medium heat. Add the fried Bori,cook for 2 minutes. If needed add little hot water.
5.When the gravy starts thickening remove the pan from heat, add green chilly and coriander leaves. Cover the pan,give 10 minutes standing time. Tasty Fish Gravy is ready,serve with steamed Rice.