Doi Machch Recipe

 
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Doi Machch
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

An easy to make traditional Bengali fish, cooked in curd. Best served with plain rice.

Ingredients of Doi Machch

  • 500 gm fish (Rohu/Carp)-sliced into desired sized pieces; washed, wiped and rubbed
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup curd
  • 3 Tbsp onion paste
  • 1 Tbsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 4 Tbsp mustard oil
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 cloves
  • 4 cardamoms
  • 1 tsp cinnamon-broken
  • 1 Tbsp sugar

How to Make Doi Machch

  • 1.1. Mix together the curd, onion, ginger, garlic, chilli powder, turmeric and keep aside.
  • 2.2. Heat oil and fry the fish over high heat till brown. Lift fish out of oil and keep aside.
  • 3.3. In the same oil, add the bay leaves, cumin, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon. When the seeds splutter, add the curd mixture and saute till fat separates.
  • 4.4. Add the fish and saute till cooked through, add sugar and salt and serve hot.
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