Taste The Authentic Bengali Kajoli Fish Fry!

The kajoli fish is an authentic fish from the state of West Bengal in India. It has been eaten by several generations and admired by them dearly. If you or someone you know is a Bengali, you’d have heard them raving about this delicious fish. This type of fish is exceptionally flavorful, lean, and makes for a fantastic addition to your lunch or dinner menu. At Licious, we have you covered if you are seeking a delicious fish fry recipe. We have put together a recipe for kajoli fish fry that will delight your friends and family. 

About Kajoli

The Kajoli Fish is a long and slender freshwater fish found in India and Bangladesh. It is mainly found in Bengal, where various recipes are dedicated to it. The fish has a skinny body and only one bone, making it easy to consume. This is one of the main reasons why so many people across the country like it. 

The kajoli fish fry recipe is known and understood by every Bengali in India. It requires minimal ingredients and can be cooked in no time. The fish is first marinated with different spices and herbs and then deep fried in oil. The result is an irresistible and mouthwatering dish, easily servable with rice.

Kajoli Fish – Whole and Cleaned, No Tail

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Kajoli Fish Fry Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
  1. Take a grinder and put the garlic, ginger, cumin seeds, mustard paste, turmeric powder, black pepper, and green chillies into the jar.  Grind to a thick paste.
  2. Take a pan and add oil to it.
  3. Now, add the spice mix to the oil and let it cook for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Once done, set it aside to cool. This is the marinade.
  5. Once it has cooled, rub some vinegar on the fish and coat it evenly with our marinade. Leave for 10-15 minutes.
  6. Now, take a wok and heat oil in it.
  7. When it is heated, place the fish in the oil and let it fry.
  8. Turn sides when one side is golden brown.
  9. Repeat the same with all the fish pieces. Turn off the heat.
  10. Place the fish on a paper towel.
  11. Serve hot!
Recipe Notes

Serving Suggestions

  • Garnish with mint leaves.
  • Serve with rice or pulao.

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