Today I am sharing with you a very simple fish gravy recipe made with Pona Mach. It is a traditional Bengali fish gravy recipe made with fish and mustard seeds paste. The dish is very tasty to eat and quick and easy to prepare and with few ingredients.
Cooking time – 35 minutes. Serve – 4
1.Fish piece – 4
2.Mustard seeds – 4 tbsp.
3.Nigella seeds (kalonji) – 1/2 tsp.
4.Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp.
5.Green chilly – 2
6.Slit green chilly – 4
7.Salt to taste.
8.Mustard oil – 5 tbsp.
9.Coriander leaves (chopped) – 2 tbsp.(optional)
1.Wash the fish,marinate with 1/2 tsp.of salt and a pinch of turmeric powder. Keep aside until use. Using 1/2 cup of water grind mustard seeds and two green chilly into a paste, keep aside.
2.Heat oil in a frying pan. When hot reduce the heat. 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 mustard seeds paste,turmeric powder and mix well. Saute till oil separates. Add 2 cups of water and let it brings to boil. Add the fried fish,slit green chilly and salt. Keep cooking till all the water evaporates.
Remove pan from the heat, cover and give 10 minutes standing time. Delicious fish gravy is ready, serve with steamed Rice.