Make an Authentic Bengali Katla Macher Jhol With this Recipe

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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Make an Authentic Bengali Katla Macher Jhol With this Recipe
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
Recipe Notes

Recipe Tip

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.

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