Pomfret macher jhal

Main Dish
4 servings
25 min
20 min


Number of serving: 4

2 medium fish fillet, preferably pomfret, cut into half ( Can use any fish of your choice)

1 tsp turmeric powder

2 tbsp white mustard seeds

2 tbsp white poppy seeds

1 tbsp panch foron

1 tsp red chili powder

2 green chillies, slit

2 tbsp white onion, chopped

Salt to taste

mustard oil, as required. ( If you don't want to use mustard oil use vegetable oil instead).


  • Preparation

    Clean and cut fish into half. Rub salt and turmeric into them and keep aside .Grind mustard seeds and poppy seeds with water to a fine paste.In a pan, heat oil . Slide in the fish and fry well. Keep them aside.In the remaining oil, add panch foron , 2 slit green chillies and onion and fry for 2 minutes. Add 1 tsp turmeric powder, red chili powder and 2-3 tbsp of water. Add this mixture in the pan and keep stirring till dry.Now add the mustard and poppy seed mixture and keep stirring till dry. Add water and let it simmer in a low flame.Now add fish, cover and cook till fish is done.Serve hot with rice.


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