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Dahi Mach

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Fish cooked in yogurt and spices, authentic Bengali style..Yummmmy
Ingredients
  Fish 1 Pound (Grass Carp, Rehu, Buffalo Etc)
  Green chili 6
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 Inch (1 Piece)
  Onion 1 Medium
  Yogurt 5 Tablespoon, beaten
  Cardamom 3
  Cloves 5
  Cinnamon piece 1⁄2 Inch
  Cooking oil 3 Tablespoon
  Ghee 1 Tablespoon
  Broken cashewnut pieces 10
  Raisins 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Clean and wash fish pieces thoroughly. Apply salt and turmeric powder and keep aside for 10 minutes.

2. Grind onion and ginger into a fine paste. Add this paste, green chilies, bay leaf, salt and sugar to the beaten curd. Pour this mixture all over the fish pieces and marinate for about 20 minutes.

3. Heat oil and ghee, fry chopped onion till light brown in color. Add the soaked fish pieces one by one and turning them over after a few seconds. Pour the remaining marinade mix. Add raisins and cashew nuts and bring to a boil.

4. Cover and simmer in reduced heat for ten minutes till the fish is done. Powder the cardamom, cloves and cinnamon and add. Add salt and sugar to taste. Cook in slow fire for another few minutes. Serve hot with basmati rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Stir Fried
Dish: 
Curry
Occasion: 
Wedding
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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