Fish with potato(aaloo)

Fish is the integral part of the Bengali meals from dry fish to curry. They relish the fish with variety of combination.

Fish has been important source of protein, nutrients and particularly omega-3 fatty acid. Fish are heart-friendly and can help children in brain development.

Ingredients:

  • Fish: 250gm (medium size pieces of fish preferably without skin)
  • Potato: 2no. (Medium size)
  • Tomato: 1no. (Medium size)
  •  Onion: 1no. (Medium)
  •  Lemon juice: 1 tablespoon
  • Ginger: 2” piece
  • Garlic paste: 5-6 flakes
  • Oil: 4 table spoon
  • Cumin seed: half teaspoon
  • Cinnamon: 2” piece
  • Clove: 2 no.
  • Green cardamom: 2 no.
  • Salt: one and half teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: 1teaspoon
  • Red chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder: half teaspoon

Preparation:

  1. Clean the fish properly with running water. Add lemon juice. Wait for 5-7 minutes. Again wash 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. Peel off and Chop potato into big pieces, keep aside, grind onion, tomato, ginger and garlic into fine masala paste, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Heat 2 tablespoon oil in fry pan on high flame, when smoke starts, reduce heat at low flame. Add potato, deep fry the potato until get cooked and become light brown in color. Remove it, keep aside.
  2. 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.
  3. Add remaining oil in a pan till smoke is coming, Put cumin seed, Cinnamon, Clove and green cardamom, sputter for few seconds; add wet masala paste stir fry on medium low flame for 10-12 minutes till golden brown color, add salt, chili, coriander, turmeric powder, and cook till oil starts leaving the edges. Add required quantity (a cup) of hot water, let it boil for couple of minutes, add fried fish and fried potatoes, cook for 3-4 minutes with lid on, put off the flame, spread Garam masala powder on it.
  4. Transfer into serving bowl, decorate with chopped coriander leaves.
  5. Serve as main meal with paratha or rice.
Fish with potato/aaloo

Fish with potato/aaloo

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Fry fish on both sides till light golden color

Fry fish on both sides till light golden color

Ingredients

Ingredients

deep fry the potato until get cooked

deep fry the potato until get cooked

deep fry the potato until get cooked

deep fry the potato until get cooked

Ingredients

Ingredients

Put cumin seed, Cinnamon, Clove and green cardamom

Put cumin seed, Cinnamon, Clove and green cardamom

 add wet masala paste

add wet masala paste

 add wet masala paste

add wet masala paste

stir fry on medium low flame

stir fry on medium low flame

add salt, chili, coriander, turmeric powder

add salt, chili, coriander, turmeric powder

Add required quantity (a cup) of hot water

Add required quantity (a cup) of hot water

add fried fish

add fried fish

add fried fish and fried potatoes

add fried fish and fried
potatoes

cook for 3-4 minutes with lid on

cook for 3-4 minutes with lid on

spread Garam masala powder

spread Garam masala powder

Fish with potato/aaloo

Fish with potato/aaloo

Fish with potato/aaloo

Fish with potato/aaloo

Fish with potato/aaloo

Fish with potato/aaloo

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