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Sunday, July 10, 2011

Fish and brinjal Curry

Cooking Time Required : 15-20 mins
Cost of preparation: 30-35 rupees

Ingredients: Rohu/Mirkali pieces ( 2 nos, medium sized ), potato ( 1 no, small ),
brinjal ( 1 no, small), garlic flakes ( 2 nos ), green chilli ( 1-2 nos), turmeric ( 2 pinch), mustard oil ( 2-3 tsp ), kala jeera ( 1/2 tsp ), salt.

Preparation: Marinate the fish with salt and turmeric for about 5 minutes.

Cut the potato and brinjal into small pieces.

Cooking: Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan . Add the marinated fish and fry on both sides for
6-7 mins.

Heat the remaining oil in a wok. Add the chopped green chilli, kala jeera and crushed garlic flakes. Stir fry for 30 secs.

Add the potato and brinjal pieces along with a pinch of turmeric. Fry for 3-4 mins.

Add 1 cup of water along with salt and bring to a boil. Add the fried fish.

Cover with a lid and simmer for 7-8 mins til most of the water evaporates. Remove from the stove.

Serve hot with white rice.

Note: My MIL picked up this recipe during her stay in Kolkatta. Not sure about the name though.


  1. That looks like a nice healthy recipes.

  2. looks real yummy...soon try it..:)

  3. Very unique combo..looks delicious..

  4. Dear AOF
    Very nice recipe, normally we bongs use this combo but with lot of Jholo and no garlic. I want to try this dry version.
    Have a great week.

  5. Fish with brinjal... never tried this combo but looks yum...

  6. Never tried this combination before. Looks very yummy.

  7. Never cooked fish with any veggies..this sounds new to me..would love to try this!


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