Pabda Macher Jhal (Spicy Pabda Fish Curry)

Pabda Jhal is the recipe which we normally prepare with Pabda fish. Today I will share this with you.

Preparation Time:20 min

4-5 piece pabda fish of medium size

1 tsp Chicken Masala
1 tsp Cumin powder
1 tsp corriander powder
2 Green Chillies finely chopped
2 big onions chopped
1/2 tsp  kalo jeeray (Nigella seeds)
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
Salt to taste
Little Sugar

Wash the fish properly and merinate them with turmeric powder and salt & 1 tsp lemon juice and keep them aside.

Now in a pan heat mustard oil.Add the fish one by one.Keep the flame medium and fry the fish.We need to very carefull while handling the fish in the pan,as this fish is very soft in nature.So chances of breaking is there.

Gently change the side of each fish and keep frying.Fry them properly but not in access.Now keep the fried fishes aside.

Again heat the pan with little oil(3-4 tsp). Add the Kalo jeeray & stir for 1-2 min. Now add the

chopped onions and fry for next few min. As the onions get brown, add salt, Cumin, corriander & Turmeric  powder. Stir it for a min & add the Chicken Masala. Por a little water. If required add a pinch of sugar. Cook for 7-8 min & in between stir it gently 1 or 2 times. It will be a little gravy curry. SerGarnish with corriander leaves & serve with hot rice.


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