This recipe is prepared in villages of Orissa...In this no grinding required...its called as machha fry in Orissa...I love this curry a lottt as it is my grandma's recipe which i cooked recently and glad 2 share with u all ...im uploading snap of my recipe for the first time....if u like it, then i'll upload snaps always... :)
So here it goes:-
Fish (Catla or Rohu)-I used catla fish head with 3 other pieces(Cleaned & Fried in Mustard Oil)
U can use the whole fish(Cleaned & cut in to pieces for more people)
1 big Onion(Finely Chopped)
1 Tomato(Finely Chopped)
8-9 Flakes of Garlic(Minced)
2 Green Chillies(Chopped)
1 tsp panch phoron
1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
1 tsp Cumin Powder
1 tsp Coriander Powder
1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
1 tsp Turmeric Powder
Salt to Taste
Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves for garnishing
Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
Add lil sugar to the hot oil.
When bubbles appear,add panch phoron.
When it splutter add chopped onion with red chilli powder and fry till brown.
Add minced garlics & ginger to it and fry a lil.
Then add chopped tomato with salt & cook till it becomes smooth.
Now add cumin powder,coriander powder, & turmeric powder.Cook for 2 mins.
Add 2 Cups of water to the pan and let it boil.
Then add the fried pieces of fish with chopped green chillies and cook till the gravy thickens in medium flame.
Add garam masala powder and cook for 1 min.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.