Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Tangra Macher Tel Jhal (Cat fish cooked in Gravy)

Tangra Macher Tel Jhal (Cat fish cooked in Gravy)
For Marinating the Fish and frying
Ingredients
8 Tangra Fish / Cat Fish cleaned and washed
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
Salt to taste
Mustard oil for frying
Method
Add salt and turmeric powder to the fish. Marinate for 10 minutes. Take oil in a fry pan. Let it heat. Add the fish in the oil. Fry till golden brown. Remove the fish and keep it aside.

For the Gravy
Ingredients
2  medium Potatoes cut lengthwise
1 Tomato cut lengthwise
1 Onion sliced
2 Green Chillies slit
1 tsp Ginger paste
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
1/2 tsp Cumin powder
1/2 tsp Coriander powder
1/2 tsp Chilli powder
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp Nigella seeds
2 tbsp Mustard oil

Method
Heat oil in a pan, let it heat. Add nigella seeds. Let it crackle. Add the ginger. Sauté for few minutes. Add the onions. Fry till light brown in colour. Add the potatoes and green chillies. Fry the potatoes for 2 minutes. Add the tomato. Sauté it for 2 minutes more. Add the salt, turmeric powder,  chilli powder,  cumin powder   and coriander powder. Sauté for 1 minute and add 2 cups of water. Cover and let it cook till the potatoes are tender. Add the fish. Open the lid and cook for another 5 minutes on medium heat. Serve hot with rice.