Monday, December 27, 2010

Bhetki Maacher Jhol (Red Snapper Curry)

500gm Bhetki Maach (Red Snapper)
2 bay leaves
2 dry chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 onions (medium chopped)
2 potatoes (peeled and cut)
5-6 florets of cauliflower
1tbsp ginger-garlic paste
2tbsp tomato puree
2 green chillies (medium chopped)
1 tsp turmeric
2 tsp salt
1 tsp garam masala

1. Heat oil in a wok and add onions, cumin, dry chillies and bay leaves. Then add potato and cauliflower and stir to fry till slight golden-yellow.

2. Add onion & ginger-paste paste and mix. After a while, add a purée of tomatoes, green chilly along with salt an turmeric. Add little water to prevent sticking.

3. Add garam masala and stir.

4. Add water and cover to simmer on medium for 15-20 mins. (check if fish is done).

Enjoy the Bhetki Maach over rice !