Thursday, 22 August 2013

Doi Machh(Fish cooked in curd)

Doi machh is a popular Bengali dish..Flavours of ghee,garam masala & curd make it rich in can be served with steamed rice or pulav..

Rohu fish: 1 kg(cut into medium pieces)
White oil: 1cup
Ghee:  3 tsps
Green cardamom:3
Bay leaves: 2
Cinnamon: 1 inch
Whipped curd:300gm
Onion paste: 1/2 cup
Ginger juice: 1/2 tsp 
Kashmiri red chilly powder: 1 tsp
Salt as per taste
Sugar: 1 tsp 

1.Clean the pieces of fish & rub with salt.
2.Keep it for 10-15 mins so that water drains properly.
3.Heat oil & add whole garam masala & bay leaves.
4.Add fish pieces when garam masala starts to splutter.
5.Remove the pieces when they turn gloden in colour.
6.Remove the used oil & add 2 tsp of ghee & heat it.
7.Add onion paste & ginger juice with sugar & fry till it turns golden in colour.
8.Add the whipped curd with 2 cups of water & chilly powder.
9.Add the fried fish pieces when the gravy starts boiling.
10.Cook till the gravy thickens.
11.Add 1 tsp of ghee.
12.Serve it hot with steamed rice or pulav.

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