Dahi Machha/Doi Maach Recipe

A spicy and tangy curry of fish simmered in a curd gravy flavoured with spices and green chilies. One of the most loved dishes in Bengali Cuisine, you cannot miss on Doi Maach if you love fish and trying diverse cuisines. One of the traditional and popular fish curry, Dahi Maach or Doi Maach is an easy-to-make recipe that is typically prepared with rohu fish cooked in a spicy curd gravy. A perfect mix of sweet and spicy, this dish will take your taste buds on a flavourful ride like never before. The recipe uses a melange of aromatic spices that gives the dish the authentic Bengali taste.  

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Ingredients for Dahi Machha/Doi Maach Recipe

  • 4 No.s Fish slices
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 teaspoon Oil For Frying
  • 2 teaspoon Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 No.s Onion Sliced
  • 6 No.s Green chillies
  • 2 teaspoon Garlic paste
  • As required Salt
  • 2 teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoon Ground mustard paste
  • 3 teaspoon Curd
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin paste for flavour
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard oil for flavour
  • A Handful coriander leaves/chopped

Directions: Dahi Machha/doi Maach Recipe

  • STEP 1.Place 4 slices of fish in a bowl and add ½ tsp turmeric powder, ½ tsp salt and rub it well in the fish. Leave it to marinate for 10 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Preheat a pan and add 2 tsp oil. Place the fish in the hot pan and fry on low heat till the fish are light golden brown on both sides. Remove and keep aside.
  • STEP 3.Add 2 tsp oil in the pan and add ½ tsp black cumin seeds (nigella), ½ tsp mustard seeds and allow the seeds to splutter.
  • STEP 4.Then add 1 sliced onion and fry till onion is golden.
  • STEP 5.Add slit green chillies as per taste (odia cuisine uses a lot of chillies). Stir together.
  • STEP 6.Add 2 tsp garlic paste and mix well with the onions for a few seconds.
  • STEP 7.Next add ½ tsp turmeric powder, salt to taste and 2 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder for colour.stir well.
  • STEP 8.Add 2 tsp ground mustard paste. Do not fry for long after adding the mustard.
  • STEP 9.In a small bowl add 3 tsp curd and whisk well. Add a little water to make a buttermilk-like mixture.
  • STEP 10.Pour this over the masala gravy in the pan and stir to combine.
  • STEP 11.Add the slices of fried fish to the pan. Cover and cook on a simmer for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • STEP 12.Lastly add 1 tsp cumin paste and 1 tsp mustard oil for flavour. Give it a stir.
  • STEP 13.Dahi machha (curd fish ) is ready to serve.
Nutrition
value
269
calories per serving
20 g Fat7 g Protein15 g Carbs14 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    20g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Carbs
    15g
  • Fiber
    14g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    15g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Fiber
    14g

Fats

  • Fat
    20g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    163mg
  • Iron
    9mg
  • Vitamin A
    1571mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    116mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    51mg
  • Vitamin E
    4mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    173mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    128mg
  • Selenium
    13mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
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