Pabda Macher Jhol

Ingredients

  • 300 gm Pabda fish
  • 150 gm brinjal, cut into chunks
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2-3 green chillies
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp nigella seeds
  • 3 tbsp mustard oil

Method –

  1. Smear the fish with salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and set aside
  2. Similarly, smear the brinjal with salt and turmeric powder and set aside
  3. Boil the tomatoes and chillies in a saucepan with 1/2 cup water
  4. Once cool, make a paste of the tomatoes and chillies
  5. Heat oil in a pan
  6. Fry the fish lightly and set aside
  7. Fry the brinjal pieces and set aside
  8. In the same oil, add cumin and nigella seeds
  9. Once the seeds splutter, add the tomato and chilli paste
  10. Cook till the oil releases
  11. Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and salt
  12. Add 2 cups of boiled water
  13. Add the fish and cover for 5 minutes
  14. Add the brinjal and cover for 5 minutes
  15. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves

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