Machha tarkari (odisha style fish curry) Recipe

Machha Tarkari is a traditional Odisha-style fish curry that is rich in flavors and spices. This dish is made with fresh fish pieces cooked in a tangy tomato and onion gravy, infused with aromatic spices like cumin, coriander, and turmeric. The curry has a perfect balance of heat and tanginess, making it a delightful treat for seafood lovers. It is usually served with steamed rice or roti, and the flavors intensify when left to marinate for a few hours.

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Ingredients for Machha tarkari (odisha style fish curry) Recipe

  • 125 gram Fish Pieces
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 3/4 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 Onions, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1/4 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Machha Tarkari (odisha Style Fish Curry) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Clean and marinate the fish pieces with turmeric and salt for 15 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pan and fry the fish until golden brown. Set aside.
  • STEP 3.In the same pan, add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, and red chili powder. Cook for a minute.
  • STEP 5.Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn mushy.
  • STEP 6.Add water, salt, and tamarind pulp. Bring it to a boil.
  • STEP 7.Add the fried fish pieces and simmer for 10-15 minutes until the flavors blend well.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Use fresh fish for the best taste and texture.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference.
  • Allow the curry to rest for a few hours before serving to enhance the flavors.
  • You can add vegetables like potatoes or eggplant to make it a more wholesome dish.

Storage and Serving

  • Machha Tarkari can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the curry before serving and adjust the consistency with water if needed.
  • Serve the curry hot with steamed rice or roti for a delicious meal.
Nutrition
value
124
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat3 g Protein25 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Carbs
    25g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    25g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    94mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    4949mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    59mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    42mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    66mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    74mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • 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