Shorputi Maacher Tomato Diye Jhol


  • 4 pieces of shorputi fish
  • 1/2 tsp nigella seeds
  • 1 large tomato
  • 2-3 green chillies
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste

Method –

  1. Smear the fish with a bit of turmeric powder and salt
  2. Set aside for 15 minutes
  3. Blend the tomato and green chillies
  4. Heat oil in a pan
  5. Fry the fish lightly and set aside
  6. In the same oil, add nigella seeds
  7. Once it splutters, add the tomato chilli paste
  8. Add turmeric, red chilli powder and salt to taste
  9. Sauté the paste till oil releases from the sides
  10. Add 1 cup of warm water and let it come to a boil
  11. Add the fish and simmer till gravy thickens

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