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
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.