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Machli baat (maach baat, maach jhor, fish in mustard gravy with rice)

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
Anjaal (King Fish) - 2 pieces

Tomato - 2 medium

Onion - 2 medium, sliced lengthwise

Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 teaspoons

Lemon - 1 big, cut into half & De-seeded

Dry Red Chilli - 4, broken

Mustard Seeds - 2 tabelspoons

Salt to Taste

Turmeric Powder - 1 teaspoon

Cumin Powder - 2 teaspoons

Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 teaspoon

Coriander Powder - 1 tablespoon

Mustard Oil - 6 tablespoons

Water - 2 cups


Marination:

Salt to Taste

Turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon

Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 teaspoon

Preparation

  • Marinate the cleaned & washed fish & keep aside for half an hour. Grind tomato, ginger garlic & mustard seeds, into a fine paste.
  • Heat oil a deep bottomed vessel or a wok. Deep fry the marinated fish pieces till golden brown & keep aside.
  • In the same oil, fry the broken red chilli & sliced onions till translucent. When done add the paste into it & fry for 3 minutes.
  • Now add all the masala powders & stir fry for 2 minutes. Then add the fried fish into the masala mixture & stir for 2 minutes.
  • Add 2 cups of water & squeeze the one whole lemon & stir. Now allow it to cook for 7 minutes, covered, on a low flame.
  • When done serve it piping hot with a serving of piping hot rice. Sliced cucumber would also accompany this Machli Baat the best.

Photos

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