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Author asini85 Servings 0 persons
Published August 23, 2007 Cooking Time (mins)
Main Ingredient Fish Preparation Time mins


Recipe of Machha Besara

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
cumin seeds  1/2 Teaspoons
mustard  3 Tablespoons
mustard oil  2 Tablespoons
garlic cloves  2 Numbers
turmeric powder  1 Teaspoons
red chilli powder  2 Teaspoons
tomatoes  2 Numbers
potato  1 Numbers
rohu or bhakur fish  1000 Grams
Salt   To Taste


Cut the fish into small pieces and wash thoroughly. Add turmeric powder and salt to it for marinating. Make a paste of mustards, tomatoes and garlic. Peel the potato and cut in to medium squares. Pre-heat a pan on medium flame. Put oil and fry the pieces of fish for 4 to 5 minutes. Keep the fried fish aside. Now add some more oil to the pan. Add cumin seeds and mustard frac12; tea spoonful each. When the cumin seeds and mustard start cracking add the sliced potatoes. Add tomato/mustard/garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder and salt to it. Also add 3 cups of water. Keep the pan on medium flame for about 10 to12 minutes. When the curry starts boiling add the fried fishes and boil it for another 3 minutes. Maccha Besar is now ready to eat with rice. Garnish it with coriander leaves.

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