Chital Macher Jhol Recipe

Chital Macher Jhol is a traditional Bengali fish curry made with chital fish, also known as clown knife fish. The fish is cooked in a flavorful gravy made with spices, tomatoes, onions, and ginger-garlic paste. This dish is known for its light and tangy flavors, and it pairs well with steamed rice or roti.

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Ingredients for Chital Macher Jhol Recipe

  • 125 gram Chital Fish
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • as per your need Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Chital Macher Jhol Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Marinate the fish with turmeric powder and salt.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pan and fry the fish until golden brown. Set aside.
  • STEP 3.In the same pan, add onions, ginger-garlic paste, and spices. Cook until onions are golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add tomatoes and cook until they are soft and mushy.
  • STEP 5.Add water and bring it to a boil. Add the fried fish and simmer for a few minutes.
  • STEP 6.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to marinate the fish for at least 30 minutes to enhance the flavors.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less chili powder.
  • Adding a squeeze of lemon juice at the end will give a tangy flavor to the curry.

Storage and Serving

  • Chital Macher Jhol is best served hot.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the curry before serving.
Nutrition
value
30
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat2 g Protein4 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    4g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    4g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    65mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    703mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    27mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    24mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    32mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    36mg
  • Selenium
    1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp