Friday, 14 September 2012

Mourala Macher (Mola Carplet Fish)Paturi


Mourala Macher (Mola Carplet Fish)Paturi
This is a typical East Bengal Dish and Mourala fish (Mola Carplet) is a small variety of fish. Bengali's are primarily rice eaters and this dish is best with plain rice.


Fish (Mourala) 500 grams
Onion 1 large,pest
Garlic  2 flakes pest
Mustard Oil 4 tbsp
Green Chilly 5,finely pest
Mustard Paste 3 tbsp
Red Chilly Powder 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder 1  tsp
Salt  per test

Coriander leaf for garnishing.


Clean the fish and wash well. Drain water and keep aside.
In a bowl, take the fish, onion, green chilly, mustard paste, red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt and add 2tbsp mustard oil. Mix all together well.
Heat a pan/ kadai and add little water.  Boil the water for 2 minutes. Reduce the flame and add all misture of the bowl into the water.
Drizzle some more mustard oil on the top.
 Cover and cook till the water dries up. Remove from fire.
Put the contents of the kadai into a small tiffin box and close the lid tight. Place this tiffin box on a large bowl of boiling water, cover and steam for 10 minutes. After that the paturi is ready to serve with white plain rice.

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