Muri Ghonto

Muri Ghonto Recipe

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About Muri Ghonto Recipe:

Whenever we talk of a Bengali dish, the name of macher jhol or some delicious sweet will always come to our tongue. But it's not that there is nothing else in the Bengali cuisine apart from this. It also has a prevalent fish recipe known as muri ghonto. ‘Muri’ means fish head, and ‘Ghonto’ stands for the mushy curry. Muri Ghonto is a fantastic dish that doesn't go well with other flavoured foods. Do you know fish heads, rice, and other spices are predominantly used to make this dish? It is a popular recipe originating from the state of Bengal in the Indian subcontinent served as a side dish with hot rice, dinner or evening snacks. Muri Ghonto is a classic Bengali fare prepared for ages in Bengali houses. Usually, a whole fish comes from the market to cook in a Bong house. However, Bengalis have a distinct soft corner for fish, and it's essential to utilize per piece of the fish to prepare pleasing dishes.

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Ingredients for Muri Ghonto Recipe

  • 1 Fish Head
  • 1 cup Gobindobhog Rice
  • 2 piece Potato – Cut Into Small
  • 1 Onion Chopped – Big / 2 Medium Sized
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Paste
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger Paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1.50 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • 2 piece Bay Leaves
  • 1 stick Cinnamon – Pc
  • 4 piece Green Cardamom
  • 4 piece Cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 2 piece Dry Red Chili
  • As required Sugar, Salt, Ghee, Mustard Oil Use As Required
Nutrition
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* 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

Directions

How to Make Muri Ghonto Recipe

Steps to prepare

STEP 01

Cut and wash the fish head. Marinate the fish head with turmeric powder and salt.

STEP 02

Wash the rice and drain the water

STEP 03

Heat a pan and add 2 tbsp of mustard oil. Add rice and fry for 3 minutes.

Cooking directions

STEP 01

Fry the marinated fish head well and keep it aside. Fry the potatoes in diced shape,rub little bit of turmeric powder, when it turns soft keep it aside

STEP 05

In the heated oil, add bay leaves,cardamom,cinnamon stick,cloves,dried red chilies and 1tsp cumin seeds, let it temp

STEP 01

Add the chopped onions and fry until it turns reddish. Add 1 tsp of ginger and garlic paste and fry until the raw smell disappears

STEP 07

Add 1tsp of turmeric powder,cumin powder,red chili powder,coriander powder and a little water, mix and fry until the oil separates

STEP 01

Add the fried potatoes and the rice, mix well and add 2 cups of hot water

STEP 09

Add the fried fish head and cover cook it for 10mins

STEP 10

Remove the cover add sugar,garam masala and ghee

STEP 11

Cover and cook for 5mins after mixing gently

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