Showing posts with label Rohu Fish. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Rohu Fish. Show all posts

Monday 23 May 2016

Asam Pedas (Sour and Spicy Fish Curry)

Asam Pedas (Sour and Spicy Fish Curry)
It is an Indonesian, Malay curry dish. Vegetables like okra,  brinjal, potato and tomato are added in the dish along with the fish. Fish like mackerel, sting ray, prawns or sweet water fish can be used.

For the Wet paste
6 Shallots chopped
4 Garlic cloves
1 inch Ginger
2 stalks Lemongrass
1/2 tsp Shrimp paste
3 Candlenuts ( I did not have it so I used 5 Cashew nut)
6 Dry Red Chillies
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
2 tbsp Oil

Grind all the above ingredients into a fine paste. 

For the Curry
6 pieces Rohu Fish marinated with 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder and salt.
2 Onions sliced
6 Okras cut vertically
1 Potato peeled and cut into wedges
1 small long Brinjal cut into wedges
1 Tomato cut into wedges
2 tbsp Tamarind paste
2 handful Laksa leaves (did not have so used coriander leaves)
Salt to taste
Wet paste
Oil to fry the Fish and make the Curry
2 cups of Water

Heat the oil in a wok. Fry the fish until brown. Remove it and keep it aside. Remove the excess oil from the wok and let 2 tbsp of oil remain. Add the paste, saute it for 2 minutes. Add the potato, onion and brinjal.  Stir it. Add water and cook it till the vegetables are almost done. Add the tamarind paste, okras and green chillies. Let it simmer for 2 minutes.  Add tomatoes, salt and the fish pieces.
Lastly, put in the fried fish and coriander leaves.  Let it simmer for 2 minutes.  Serve it with hot steam rice.  

Wednesday 27 April 2016

Lau Matar Daler Bora diye Ruhi Macher Jhol Ruhi Fish Gravy with Bottle Gourd and Split Green Pea lentils Fritters....

Lau Matar Daler Bora diye Ruhi Macher Jhol
Ruhi Fish Gravy with Bottle Gourd and Split Green Pea lentils Fritters....

 Usually bottle gourd and prawns or bottle gourd and bori is very famous among the  Bengali  dishes. This time I wanted to try a bit different dish. Tried to recreate this dish. This dish is eaten with steamed rice. Hope you will like it. 
For the Matar Dal Fritters 
1/2 cup  Matar dal / Split Green Pea lentils  washed and soaked for 4 hours
Salt to taste 
1 small piece Ginger
1 Green Chilli 
1/2 cup Mustard oil

Grind all the above ingredients except the oil in a grinder. Don't add extra water. Mix the batter very well in one direction. Heat oil in a wok till the smoking point. Lower the flame. Add half tsp spoon of the batter. Add the batter 8 to 10 times in the oil, fry till brown in colour. Remove the fritters and keep aside.

For the Fried Fish 
6 pieces of Ruhi Fish 
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder 
Salt to taste 
Use the same mustard oil for frying the Fish

Take the fish and marinate the fish with turmeric powder and salt for 15 minutes. 
In the same wok, heat the oil.  Fry the fish until brown in colour from both the sides.

For the Gravy 
Fried Fish 
Dal Fritters
1 small size Bottle Gourd peeled ( I have not peeled it ... Depending on the tenderness of the bottle gourd) and cut into chunks 
 2 Green chillies slit 
1 tbsp Ginger and Chilli paste
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds 
2 Bay Leaves
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1 /2 tsp Cumin powder 
1 / 2 tsp Garam Masala powder 
Salt to taste 
2 tbsp Ghee

Take a wok. Add ghee. Let it heat. Add the cumin seeds and slit green chillies. Let the cumin seeds crackle. Add the ginger chilli paste. Sauté it for 2 minutes. Add the bottle gourd.  Stir and cook for 2 minutes. Add 3 cups of water. Let it simmer. Add the salt, turmeric powder, cumin powder and garam masala. Cover and let it simmer till the bottle gourd is almost cooked. Add the  fish. Let it simmer for 2 minutes. Add the Matar dal fritters  and simmer for another 2 minutes. Once done. Sprinkle 1/4 tsp  Garam Masala and drizzle 1/2 tsp ghee before serving.

Friday 24 July 2015

Morir Ghanto (Fish head cooked in with rice)

Morir Ghanto (Fish head cooked in with rice)
1 big fish head
1 big onion finely sliced
1 tomato chopped
1/2 tsp garlic paste
1/2 tsp ginger paste
1/2 tsp chilli paste
Mustard oil for frying the fish head
1 big cup basmati rice
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tbsp ghee
1 tsp broken Kaju
1 tsp resins
Chopped Coriander leaves for garnishing
Add salt and use half the turmeric and  apply to the fish head. Heat the mustard oil and fry the fish head and keep it aside. Now take out the excess mustard oil and just keep 2 tbsp of mustard oil in the pan. Add sliced onions and saute it for some time, then add garlic, ginger and chilli paste and chopped tomato. Saute again for some time and add all the powder masalas , tumeric, sugar and salt. Mix it well and add 2 glass of water and fish head. Boil it well and add the rice and cook till done. Take a small pan and add ghee. Fry the Kaju and resin and add every thing along with ghee on the rice and sprinkle with garam masala powder. Mix it and garnish with coriander leaves.