Monday, May 23, 2016

Fish in Mustard Sauce


Fish pieces about 3 to 4
Turmeric powder
Fennel seeds
Nigella seeds
Fenugreek seeds
2 Onions diced
1 Tomato chopped into small pieces
2 spoons of black mustard seeds
Salt to taste
Mustard oil
Dried red chilly
2 green chillies
Fresh leaves of coriander

Method of preparation
Marinate the fish with salt and turmeric powder and keep it aside for 15 to 20 minutes.
Heat the oil in a pan till its really hot.
Place the fishes in the pan and lower the flame and allow the fish to cook.
Once it appears to be golden brown increase the flame before turning it upside down.
*This keeps the fish from breaking!!!!
After frying,keep the fish pieces aside.
In the same oil,put a dried red chilly and let it crackle.
Put the diced onions into it and fry till it gets golden brown.
Add the chopped tomato and let it cook for two minutes.
Add salt to taste and half tea spoon of turmeric powder.
Grind the mustard seeds soaked in water for about an hour along with two green chillies.
Strain the mustard sauce with the help of a strainer and set it aside.
Put this sauce into the pan and add a little water to it.
When it comes to a boil,add the pieces of fish to it.
Put one fourth spoon of fenugreek seeds,one fourth spoon of nigella seeds and one tea spoon full of fennel seeds into the gravy thus prepared and bring it to a boil.
Before serving,sprinkle mustard oil and garnish it with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
From Bonoshree Mukherji.

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