Macher kalia Recipe

Macher Kalia is a popular Bengali fish curry made with freshwater fish, such as Rohu or Katla, cooked in a rich and spicy gravy. The dish is known for its bold flavors and is often enjoyed with steamed rice or roti. The fish is marinated in a mixture of spices and then fried until golden brown before being simmered in a flavorful sauce made with onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, and a blend of aromatic spices. Macher Kalia is a delicious and satisfying dish that showcases the vibrant flavors of Bengali cuisine.

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35minstotal
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20minsCook
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Ingredients for Macher kalia Recipe

  • 100 gram Freshwater Fish
  • 1/5 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/5 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/5 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 0.60 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.40 Onions, Finely Chopped
  • 1/5 tablespoon Ginger Paste
  • 1/5 tablespoon Garlic Paste
  • 0.40 Tomatoes, Finely Chopped
  • 1/5 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/5 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1/5 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.40 cup Water
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Macher Kalia Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Clean and marinate the fish with turmeric, salt, and lemon juice.
  • 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, and garlic. Cook until golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add tomatoes, turmeric, red chili powder, cumin powder, and coriander powder. Cook until the tomatoes are soft.
  • STEP 5.Add water and bring the gravy to a boil. Simmer for a few minutes.
  • STEP 6.Add the fried fish to the gravy and cook for another 5-7 minutes.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to marinate the fish for at least 30 minutes to enhance the flavors.
  • Frying the fish before adding it to the gravy adds a crispy texture to the dish.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference by adding more or less chili powder.
  • Garnish with a squeeze of lemon juice for an extra tangy flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Macher Kalia is best enjoyed fresh and hot.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat gently on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
42
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat3 g Protein5 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Carbs
    5g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    5g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    57mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    1424mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    59mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    44mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    65mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    47mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • 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