Ayar Maach

BY RUCHIRA GHOSH

Ingredients

  • Ayar mach 500   grams
  • tomato (medium size) 1
  • bay leaves (large) 2
  • ginger paste ½  tbsp
  • green chili paste 4 teaspoon /variable
  • cumin powder 1 teaspoon
  • coriander powder 1 teaspoon
  • salt 1.5 teaspoon
  • cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon
  • turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • green chili cut lengthwise 2  
  • mustard oil 6 tablespoon
  • water 2 cups

Procedure

1. Marinate the fish with salt and turmeric powder.

2. Cut tomatoes into small pieces. Heat oil in a deep pan or vessel for 4-5 minutes.

3. Fry the fish and keep aside;

4. Add bay leaves and cumin seeds. Wait for 1 minute and add the chopped tomatoes.

5. Add turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and salt.

6. Add ginger chili paste.

7. Add 2 cups of water and allow it to boil.

8. Add the fried fishes and boil for 5 minutes.

9. Add the cut green chili and salt to taste. Allow it to cook for 5 minutes.

10. Take off  the flame. Serve with plain rice.