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Bengali Fish Curry

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Bengali Fish Curry

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Fish Fillets – 400 gms, any white fish will do
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Mustard Paste – 1/8 tsp (optional)
Ginger – 1 tblsp, minced
Potato – 1, medium, cubed or cut into wedges
Onion – 1, sliced
Garlic – 1 tblsp, minced
Brinjal – 1, small, sliced
Water – 3/4 cucp
Green Chillies – 2, slit, deseeded
Mustard Oil for frying
Coriander Leaves – few, chopped
Salt as per taste

For the masala:
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Kalonji – 2 tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1/4 tsp
Fennel Seeds – 1 tsp
Fenugreek Seeds – 2 tsp

1. Mix 1/2 tsp salt, turmeric powder, mustard paste, garlic and ginger in a bowl.
2. Rub this all over the fish fillets ensuring they are coated well.
3. Keep aside for 5 to 10 minutes.
4. Then cut the fillets into bite sized pieces.
5. Heat oil in a deep frying pan.
6. Fry the marinated fish pieces for 5 minutes or until cooked and golden brown.
7. Remove and drain excess oil.
8. In a separate pan, add 2 tsp oil.
9. Add the masala ingredients for 30 seconds.
10. Add the potatoes, brinjals and stir-fry for 1 to 2 minutes.
11. Pour water and simmer for 10 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
12. Now add the fried fish pieces and green chillies.
13. Stir well and cook for 2 minutes.
14. Remove and garnish with onions and coriander leaves.
15. Serve with cooked rice.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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