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Bengali Fish Curry recipe or otherwise known as Macher Jhol recipe is an amazingly delicious fish curry made in a onion based gravy.
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Bengali Fish Curry recipe-Macher Jhol

Bengali Fish Curry recipe or otherwise known as Macher Jhol recipe is an amazingly delicious fish curry made in a onion based gravy.
Course Main
Cuisine Indian
Keyword fish recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Marination Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 413kcal
Author Fareeha

Ingredients

  • 500 gms lady fish or any other fish of your choice cleaned thoroughly
  • 2 medium onion finely chopped / pyaz
  • 4 tbsp mustard oil / tel
  • 3 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp turmeric powder / haldi
  • 2 tsp cumin powder /jeera powder
  • 2 tsp red chili powder / lal mirch powder
  • salt to taste / namak
  • 2 tsp coriander powder / dhaniya powder
  • 4 tbsp coconut paste
  • 6 green chillies slit from the middle /hari mirch
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves/cilantro/hara dhaniya
  • 2 tbsp dill leaves

Instructions

  • Marinate the fish with salt and turmeric powder, and set aside for 15 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the fishes, one at a time, until they are lightly fried and keep them aside.
  • Add the chopped onion, and fry till translucent. Add the ginger garlic paste and fry for further couple of minutes.
  • Now add the red chili powder, cumin powder and coriander powder and mix well.
  • Add the coconut paste and a cup of water and cook till it reaches a boiling point.
  • Add the fried fish, green chilies and stir gently.
  • Reduce the flame and cook till the oil starts floating on top of the curry. Add the dill leaves and turn off the flame.
  • Garnish with the fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.