Katla Macher Jhol or Catla Fish Curry is a typical fish curry that is a staple in Bengali households. A light curry, it is supremely nutritious and easy to make. All you need is your pantry essentials and Catla fish. It is a quick and no-fuss recipe. Check it out below.
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|Prep Time||5 minutes|
|Cook Time||15 minutes|
- 6 Catla Fish Pieces
- 4 tbsp mustard oil or cooking oil
- 4 green chillies slit
- 1 Tomato diced
- salt as required
- ¼ tsp Cumin seeds
- 1 tsp turmeric powder
- 1 tsp Cumin Powder
- 1 tsp coriander powder
- 2 tsp Ginger Paste
- Take a large mixing bowl and add the fish pieces to it. Then sprinkle some salt and add some turmeric over the fish pieces. Take a deep-bottomed pan and heat some oil in it for frying. Add the fish pieces and fry them one or two pieces at a time. Fry the fish pieces on both sides until they turn brown.
- In the same pan, add cumin seeds and the diced tomatoes. Sauté for 3-4 minutes. Then add cumin powder, coriander powder, green chilli and ginger paste. Add 1 cup of water and bring it to a boil.
- Add the fried fish pieces to the curry. Then add some salt. Allow the curry to cook for 5 minutes. Once the fish is cooked switch off the stove and serve.
You can also make lentil dumplings or badi and it to the curry to make it more filling.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can I add more vegetables to this recipe?
Yes. You can add potatoes and cauliflower to this recipe.
Can I add Garam Masala to this recipe?
Yes. You can add a bit of garam masala to this recipe.