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Thursday, July 1, 2010

Maccha Posta Jholo

Cooking Time Required: 30 mins
Cost of preparation: 50-60 rupees

Ingredients: Rohu (4-5 pieces, 250 gm), posto(khuskhus seeds) ( 3 tbs), sorisha(mustard seeds) ( 2 tsp), garlic (7-8 pods), green chillies ( 1-2 nos), cumin-mustard seeds (1/5 tsp), turmeric (1/3 tsp), mustard oil (4-5 tsp), coriander leaves salt to taste.

Preparation: Add salt and turmeric to the fish pieces. Heat 3 tsp oil in a non-stick pan and fry the fish lightly on both sides.
Keep aside two pods of garlic for the tempering. Grind the posto, sorisha and remaining garlic in a fine paste.

Heat 1 tsp oil in a deep vessel. When it becomes hot, add the green chilli, garlic pods and cumin-mustard seeds. when the seeds splutter, add the posto-sorisha-garlic paste along with 2-3 cups of water and salt. Bring the mixture to a boil and then add the fried fish and 1-2 tsp mustard oil. Let it boil for about 10-15 mins. Add the coriander leaves and remove from fire.

Serve hot with rice.

Tips: Grind the dry posto and mustard seeds at first. Then add garlic pods, little bit of salt and water. Grind the wet mixture into a fine paste.

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