Today I am posting a delicious fish gravy recipe made with Koi Mach. It is a common recipe of Koi Mach and very popular in Bengal. The process of making the dish is very easy and takes few minutes to prepare and with few ingredients.
Cooking time – 30 minutes. Serve – 4.
1.Fish – 4 nos.
2.Tomato – 1 (chopped)
3.Kalonji – 1/2 tsp.
4.Mustard seeds – 2 tbsp.
5.Garlic paste – 1/4 tsp.
6.Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp.
7.Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp.
8.Green chilly – 4.
9.Slit green chilly – 4.
10.Mustard oil – 2 rice spoon. And salt to taste.
1.Clean and wash the fish properly. Marinate with 1/2 tsp.of salt and a pinch of turmeric powder. Keep aside until use. By adding 1/2 cup of water and 1/2 tsp of salt grind mustard seeds and green chilly (4) to a paste. Cover the 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 pan,keep aside. Add kolinji in the remaining oil and fry for 30 seconds. Add tomato and garlic paste, saute for 1 minute. Add turmeric,coriander powders and 1/2 cup of water. Saute till oil separates. Add 1 cup of water, let it bring to boil. Dissolve the mustard seeds paste in 1/2 cup of water and add it to the pan. Mix well. Add the fried fish,little salt and slit green chilly. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes or keep cooking till all the water evaporates.
Remove pan from the heat,cover and give few minutes standing time. Delicious Koi Macher Jhal is ready, serve it with steamed rice.