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An authentic mouth watering Bengali recipe. Cooked with fish and vegetables.

About Recipe

How to make Chanchra

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Prep time
30 mins
Cook time
Total time
30 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Fish
Servings : 0 persons
Published date : November 16, 2016

Ingredients used in Chanchra
• Fish head - 2 lbs.
• Turmeric powder - 0.5 teaspoons.
• Salt - to taste.
• Potato - 2 numbers.
• Eggplant - 1 numbers.
• Pumpkin - 4 oz.
• (chopped) onion - 1 large.
• Garlic - 3 numbers.
• Red chili powder - 2 teaspoons.
• Green chili - 4 slice.
• Sugar - 0.5 teaspoons.
1. Clean and wash the fish. Can use grass carp or buffalo. Apply turmeric powder and salt. Keep aside for 10 minutes. 2. Cut potato, eggplant and pumpkin into long pieces. Grind onion, garlic and red chili to a paste. 3. Heat oil. Fry fish head/fish and keep aside. In the same oil fry the paste from Step 2 and turmeric powder lightly. Add fish heads, vegetables and green chilies and fry for about 15 minutes. 4. Add salt, sugar and enough water to cook vegetables and fish. Cover and simmer till most of the water evaporates and the gravy becomes thick. 5. Serve hot with plain rice.

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