Macher Jhaal Recipe
Machher Jhol or Machha Jhola is a traditional Odia and Bengali spicy fish stew. It is in the form of a very spicy stew that is served with rice. Machher Jhol is liberally seasoned with turmeric, garlic, onions, and grated ginger. Potatoes are added to the stew as a thickening agent. Tomatoes are also added to impart the dish with a reddish color which is preferred by the people of Bengal.
- 1 Apply Turmeric Powderr & Salt to the chopped Fish, fry slightly in Oil and keep aside.
- 2 Make a paste by mixing the remaining Turmeric Powderr powder and Chili powder with Water. Sauté the Onion in hot Mustard Oil unTil brown in colour.
- 3 Now put the Turmeric Powderr-chili paste and ½ cup of Water.
- 4 BOil for a few minutes, then add the Chilies and a tsp. of Mustard Oil.
- 5 Serve hot with Rice.