Fish do pyaza

The staple diet of west Bengal is rice and fish, no meal is complete without fish dish and sweets.

Fish do pyaza can be prepared with any variety of fish here I used magur fish, it goes well with a plate of boiled rice and dal, this recipe is completely a Devourer’s delight for tongue.

Fish has been important source of protein, nutrients and particularly omega-3 fatty acid.

Fish are heart-friendly and helps in brain development of kids.

Ingredients:

  • Fish pieces (Magur, catfish): 200gm (medium size without skin)
  • Onion: 300-350gm
  •  (Lemon juice: 1 tablespoon
  • Ginger: 2” piece
  • Garlic: ½ pod
  • Mustard Oil: 50 ml.
  • Cumin seed: half teaspoon
  • Cinnamon: 2” piece
  • Clove: 2 no.
  • Green cardamom: 2 no.
  • Salt: one and half teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Red chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder: half teaspoon
  • Fresh coriander leaves: 2 table spoon (chopped)

Preparation:

  1. Rinse the fish with running water. Add lemon juice. Wait for 5-7 minutes. Again rinse the fish, drain out all the water.
  2. Add garlic paste, salt and turmeric powder. Rub all these items on the fish. Keep aside.
  3. Chop onion length wise, grind ginger and garlic keep aside.

Method:

  1. Put 2 tablespoon oil in fry pan, heat on high flame. When it smokes, reduce the flame to low. Add fish pieces and increase the flame to high.  Fry on both sides till light golden color appears (about 2-3 minutes each side). Keep aside.
  2. Add remaining oil. When it smokes, put cumin seed, Cinnamon, Clove and green cardamom.
  3. Allow sputtering for few seconds; add chopped onion stir fry on high flame till onion gets translucent, about 3-4 minutes, add ginger and garlic paste, and fry until it turns to golden brown.
  4. Add salt, chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, and cook till oil starts leaving the edges.
  5. Add fried fish, cook for couple of minutes with lid on at low flame, spread Garam masala powder on it.
  6. Transfer into serving plate, decorate with chopped coriander leaves.
  7. Serve as main meal with paratha or rice.
Fish do pyaza

Fish do pyaza

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

 Fry fish pieces

Fry fish pieces

Ingredients

Ingredients

put cumin seed

put cumin seed

add chopped onion

add chopped onion

add chopped onion

add chopped onion

fry on high flame

fry on high flame

add ginger and garlic paste

add ginger and garlic paste

Add salt, chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder

Add salt, chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder

cook till oil starts leaving the edges

cook till oil starts leaving the edges

spread Garam masala powder

spread Garam masala powder

Fish do pyaza

Fish do pyaza

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