Famous Bengali Style Traditional Preparation Of Fish Shukto Curry
By Samanwita Majumdar, Posted on 19/07/2020 - 2 Comments
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Ingredients of Fish shukto curry
Fish shukto curry
STEP : 1
Wash the Pabda (Indian Butter Fish ) and cut it along the length so that the fish is dissected into 2 pieces so that the salt and masala penetrate well.
STEP : 2
Add salt and turmeric to the fish and keep it marinated for atleast 30 minutes before frying in the pan.
STEP : 3
Heat oil in a kadai and add the fish pieces and fry them well on both sides till they turn brownish in color
STEP : 4
Set aside the fried fish after draining off the excess oil so that it can be cooked in the gravy
STEP : 5
Peel the potatoes and pointed gourd and cut them into thin long pieces as shown in the image. Chop the brinjal into small cubed shaped pieces. Slice the onion into small pieces.
STEP : 6
Make a paste from the ginger, Chop the tomatoes ,Take the coriander leaves, wash and chop them for garnishing. Take the puffed pulses for frying and slit the green chili.
STEP : 7
Heat oil in a kadai and add the cumin seeds and bay leaf and fry the cumin seeds deep brown in color.
STEP : 8
Add the onion to the oil and fry them well till they soften and turn pinkish in color as shown in the picture
STEP : 9
Now to the fried onions add the green chili and the tomatoes and cook well so that the tomato softens and melts well.
STEP : 10
Add the puffed pulses once the tomato is cooked and fry them till they turn brownish in color.
STEP : 11
Add all the vegetables namely potato, pointed gourd and brinjal to the kadai and then mix them well and fry it in the oil very well
STEP : 12
Add the salt, turmeric to all the vegetables and mix them very well and cook in the oil for 3-5 minutes
STEP : 13
Add the ginger paste to the kadai and mix it well with all the vegetables and cook for 5 minutes so that the vegetables can absorb the ginger well.
STEP : 14
Add 2 cups of water to the kadai and let all the vegtables boil in it for some time and let also the gravy thicken.
STEP : 15
Now add the fish pieces to the gravy and cook it well for 10 minutes in simmer. Covering the lid so that the garvy is thick and consistent and can be served with coriander garnishing.