Doi Machchi

Fish in Yougurt Sauce..Bengali Style

	 River Fish		600 gms
	 Yogurt			1 cup
    	 Salt			to taste
       	 Onions			2 small sized
    	 Green Chillies		3 nos.
	 Ghee			2 tbsp.
	 Bay Leaves		2 leaves
	 Cloves			4-6 no.
	 Green Cardamom		3-4 no.


  • Clean, wash and cut fish into medium sized pieces.
  • Whisk yogurt, add salt and marinate fish in this for twenty minutes.
  • Peel onions and grate them. Wash green chillies and slit them into two. Keep aside.
  • Take ghee in a kadai and add bay leaves, cloves and green cardamom.
  • Cook for 15 seconds. Add grated onions. Sauté for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add halved green chillies and fish marinated in yogurt. Bring to a boil.
  • Cover and cook on a low fire for 7-8 minutes.
    Tip : Some people like this recipe cooked in mustard oil. If you wish to use mustard oil, bring it to a smoking point, cool it and then use as normal.

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