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Hot And Spicy Smelt Fish

Gunjita.Ganguli's picture
Its also known as choto macch er chachra (spicy small fish). Smelt fish is usually available in Chinese market; you can substitute with any other small fish.
Ingredients
  Smelt fish 1 Pound, cleaned properly
  Potato 2 Medium, cut into wedges
  Garlic paste 1 Tablespoon
  Ginger paste 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon (Adjust According To Your Level)
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Cumin seed powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cooking oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (For Frying Fish And Curry)
Directions

1. Clean the fish properly. Mix with turmeric and salt.

2. Heat 1/2 cup oil in a frying pan. Deep fry the fish. Be carefull of oil spluttering out. So cover the pan as soon as you add the fish. Remove once fried, keep aside.

3. Heat rest of the oil in a frying pan. Fry the onion till light brown. Add the potatoes wedges and fry for 5 min.

4. Add ginger-garlic paste, 1/2 tsp turmeric, red chili, and cumin seed powder. Fry in medium heat till oil starts coming out.

5. Add the fried fish. Fry for 5 minutes. For extra hot, add some green chilies. Add 1/2 cup water and bring to boil. Simmer for 10 min. Serve hot with rice. Enjoy!!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Stir Fried
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids, Healthy
Occasion: 
Wedding
Ingredient: 
Fish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Maria Timpano's picture
SPICY SMELTS RECIPE