Bacha Fish Curry, Bacha Macher Jhol  

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This is a typical bengali cuisine very tasty yet not spicy at all. Even children can have as it has only one main bone and no small bones. Its also a full meal as cooked with vegetables. Bacha fish is also known as Muribacha or Garua Bachcha in English.

Serving Size : 2

Cooking Time : 30 mins

Ingredients:

  1. 250 gm Bacha Fish
  2. 5 -7 Bori Pieces
  3. 1 Eggplant
  4. 1 Potato
  5. Salt to taste
  6. Sugar to taste
  7. 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  8. 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  9. Coriander Leaves
  10. 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  11. 1 Tomato
  12. 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  13. 2-3 Green Chillies
  14. 1 tsp Kalonji

 

Cooking Procedure:

Marinate fish with turmeric powder and salt for 10 mins.

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Shallow fry fish and keep it aside.

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Heat oil in skillet to fry all the vegetables and bori separately and keep it aside. Fry kalonji and green chilly to crackle in oil . Add ginger garlic paste and fry it until little brown. Add chopped tomato and stir it with all the spices. Fry it then add potatoes . Add water as required.

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Add fish, eggplant and bori. Gradually pour  water as required. Cook in covered the lid for 5-7 mins.

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Serving Suggestion:

Serve it hot with rice.

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