Skip to main content

Fish Lemony

Fish lemony is a very refreshing soup type fish preparation cooked in Bengali style. I have used rohu fish for this recipe you can use any white meaty fish. I am sure you will love this simple lemony flavored fish recipe.

Preparation time : 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Serves : 4 to 5

Ingredients :
4 to 5 big steak size rohu fish/ salmon fish
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp cumin paste
1tsp green chilly paste or to taste
2 tbsp tomato paste
4  whole green chilly
½  tsp kalojeera/ kalonji/nigella seed
4 to 6  lemon leaves
1 tsp lemon rind 
2 tsp lemon juice
¼  cup mustard oil
salt to taste

Methods of Cooking:
 Marinate fish steaks with salt and turmeric. Heat oil in a pan. Fry the fish till brown in both side but make sure it stay soft not tough and chewy. Keep aside the fried fish. In that oil give nigella seed. As it start to splutter then add the chilly paste, cumin paste and tomato paste. Fry the masala in such way so that oil comes out from the masala. Now add 2 to 3 cup warm water. Let it come to boil . Then add the fried fish and salt. Let it come to boil. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes. Then add lemon leaves , green chilly, lemon rind and lemon juice. Put off the flame and cover with a lid and give 8 to 10 minutes standing time. Now discard the lemon leaves and serve with hot rice.

Happy Cooking!


Popular posts from this blog

Bhetki Macher Jhol and A Simple Bengali Lunch Menu

Bengal general dishes are very simple and take little time to cook and less spicy. Today I thought to share with you all a very simple Bengali platter. This consist of Bhetki Macher Jhol(barramundi stew) and three fried vegetables with ghee (clarified butter) green chilly and lemon wedge and salt. I hope you all will relish this simple lunch platter.

Boal Maancher Tel Jhol

This is a delicious spicy fish preparation from Bengal. Boal is the native fish known as wallago and scientifically named as wallago attu. This fish are found in large lakes and rivers of India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia. This fish is bit oily a festive dish enjoyed during the time of celebration and hope you give it a try you will like it.

Paneer Posto/ Indian Cottage Cheese cooked In Poppy Paste Curry

Paneer posto is a delicious creamy dish. Posto in Bengali means paste of poppy seeds which is cooked with veggies , fish and even chicken or just taken raw with mustard oil and hot steamed rice. Today I used that concept of Bengali posto but to it add some ingredients to give it a royal touch. The dish looks very rich but it is not that heavy and not loaded with too much of calories but a simple fast to cook easy delicious dish. The best part of it is poppy seed paste is good to give you a happy sleep so if you have it for dinner a good sleep is ensured. So be happy cook and have fun . I am sure you all will love it. This is special too as I am taking this dish for all my friends in Potluck Party Cyber Style.You too can come and join us there.