Sunday, 2 September 2012

Flavors of India
Macher Jhol (Fish with Potato)


·         Fish (Rohu or any solid fish): -                                           500gm.
·         Potato(medium size):-                                                        2 piece 
·         Onion (slice in fine pieces):-                                               2 piece 
·         Ginger paste: -                                                            1/2 teaspoon
·         Garlic paste :-                                                             1/2 teaspoon
·         Tomato(slice in four pieces):-                                             1 piece
·         Fresh Coriander :-                                                            1/3 cup
·         Red Chili Powder (if you want):-                                    1/2 teaspoon
·         Kashmiri red Chili Powder:-                                              1 teaspoon
·         Cumin Powder:-                                                           1/2 teaspoon
·         Coriander Powder:-                                                       1/2 teaspoon
·         Turmeric Powder:-                                                       1/2 teaspoon
·         Mustard / Refined Oil:-                                                 1 Cup(150gm)
·         Sugar:-                                                                         1/5 teaspoon
·         Salt:-                                                                                  to taste


1.       Wash the fish and marinate with Turmeric Powder & Salt before cooking.                  
2.       Full heat the oil in a pan & fry the fish till brown.
3.       Set aside the fish.
4.       In the same oil that was used to fry the fish, pour in the potato and fry for 3-4min.
5.       Add onions in it.
6.       When the color of onion should take up a bit of brownish, add the ginger paste, garlic paste, tomato & fry for 2-3 min.
7.      Add ¼ cup water, all the powders of ingredients, salt, sugar & cook for 2-3 min.
8.      Add the fried fish, green chili and mix well.
9.      Add about 150ml of water and stir well.
10.  Cover and let it cook for 10 minutes on low flame.
11.  Take it off the flame when the potato well cooked.
12.  Garnish with fresh coriander.
              Serve hot with Rice or Indian plain Roti or Garlic Bread.


  1. I wish I could try some of these but I can't have any spices. My body can't have them.

  2. Tina I will share spice-less dishes for you within some days. Take care dear.