Bengali style Fish curry
|Carp fish/King fish||1 Kilogram|
|Cilantro leaves||1 Teaspoon (coriander)|
|Nigella seed||1 Teaspoon (onion seed or kalo jeere)|
|Turmeric powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Chilli powder||1 Teaspoon|
Cut the fish into medium slices.Wash the fish and sprinkle salt and pinch of turmeric powder and keep aside.
clean potatoes and cut them into thin slices and also the brinjals. you can add the other vegetables if you want. In a non stick pan heat oil and fry the fish slices. Keep them aside.
Now add 1/2 tsp of nigella seed to the oil and let it splatter. To this add 1 slit green chilly.Then add the cut vegetables,green chillies and spinkle salt and fry for 3 mins in medium heat.
Add 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder and 1 tsp of chilli powder and mix it well with the vegetables. Stir in low heat for 2 mins. Then add 2 -3 cups of water and add the fried fish pieces. cover the pan with a lid and let the fish and vegetables cook for 4 - 5 mins in low - medium heat. You can add the chopped cilantro leaves and Stir occasionally.Wait for the gravy to get thickened. Serve hot with rice.
Calories 378 Calories from Fat 132
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15 g22.5%
Saturated Fat 2.8 g14.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 165 mg55%
Sodium 140.4 mg5.9%
Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.5%
Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.1%
Sugars 1.5 g
Protein 47 g93%
Vitamin A 12.6% Vitamin C 57.2%
Calcium 12.7% Iron 25.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet