Macher kochuri Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Macher Kochuri is a popular Bengali dish made with a crispy and flaky deep-fried bread stuffed with a spicy fish filling. The dough is made with all-purpose flour and ghee, giving it a rich and buttery flavor. The fish filling is made with boneless fish fillets, onions, ginger, garlic, and a blend of aromatic spices. Macher Kochuri is typically served hot with a side of chutney or curry, making it a delicious and satisfying meal.

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Macher kochuri

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Ingredients for Macher kochuri Recipe

  • as required For The Dough
  • 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ghee
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • as required Water
  • as per your need For The Fish Filling
  • 62.50 gram Boneless Fish Fillets
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • as needed For Frying
  • as needed Oil

Directions: Macher Kochuri Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, ghee, salt, and water to make a soft dough.
  • STEP 2.Cover the dough and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 3.Meanwhile, prepare the fish filling by marinating the fish fillets with turmeric, red chili powder, ginger-garlic paste, and salt.
  • STEP 4.Heat oil in a pan and sauté onions until golden brown. Add ginger-garlic paste and cook until fragrant.
  • STEP 5.Add the marinated fish fillets and cook until they are cooked through and flaky. Remove from heat and let it cool.
  • STEP 6.Divide the dough into small balls and roll them into thin discs.
  • STEP 7.Place a spoonful of the fish filling in the center of each disc and fold it into a half-moon shape, sealing the edges.
  • STEP 8.Heat oil in a deep pan and fry the stuffed kochuris until golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 9.Serve hot with chutney or curry.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to rest the dough for 30 minutes to allow it to become soft and pliable.
  • You can use any boneless fish fillets of your choice for the filling.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less chili powder.
  • Serve the Macher Kochuri immediately after frying to enjoy its crispy texture.

Storage and Serving

  • Macher Kochuri is best served hot and fresh.
  • If you have leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the kochuris in a preheated oven or toaster oven to restore their crispiness before serving.
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat7 g Protein47 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber


  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • 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