Bengali doi mach

Bengali Doi Maach (Fish in Yogurt Sauce)

Bengali people have variety of tasty and great fish recipes. "Doi Maach" is one of the famous among them ."Doi" is a Bengali word for Curd or Yogurt . So You got it , we are going to use Curd in this tasty and spicy fish Curry.
Prep Time: 5 min. Cooking Time: 25 min Serves: 2-3 Ingredients :
  • Rohu Fish/ Rui Maach -  4-5 big size Pieces (fried fish)
  • Yogurt - 1 cup
  • Onion Paste - 2 tbsp.
  • Ginger Paste - 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric Powder - 1tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder - ½ tsp
  • Raw garam masala - 1 tsp
  • Green chilies -  3 to 4
  • Bay leaves - 2
  • Tomato - 2
  • Mustard Oil - 3 to 4 tbsp
  • Whisk the curd well in a bowl and add the fried fish pieces to this and gently mix to coat well. Marinate for 1 to 2 hours.
  • In the same remaining Oil from fish fry add bay leaves and lightly crushed whole spices and allow them to splutter.
  • Now add the onion paste and saute it till it's a light golden brown in color.
  • Add in Ginger paste, Turmeric Powder, tomato paste and stir till light golden in color and the oil has surface to the top.
  • Now add garam masala and marinated fried fish and mix well.
  • Add in the green chilies and Water (1 and 1/2 cups) and mix very gently to mix the masala to the Water.
  • Once mixed lower the flame, cover it and cook for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Garnish it with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve with steamed white rice or Chapati.