Friday, 20 November 2015

Mourola Machh er Chorchori - Anchovies with Eggplant and Potato

Some simple fish vegetable combo to enjoy with a plate of rice. A must have after all those festive foods. Comfort food at its best.


  • Mourala fish - 300 gm
  • Potato -  2, cut into straws
  • Egg plant - 1, cubed
  • Green chili - As per taste
  • Onion - 2, chopped
  • Tomato - 1, chopped
  • Salt, Turmeric
  • Sugar - a pinch (optional)

Clean the fish and marinate with salt and turmeric. Fry the fishes till golden and keep aside. 

In the same oil, add a pinch of kalonji seeds or kalojire. Then add chopped potatoes with a pinch of salt and turmeric. Saute well.

Add chopped onion and slitted green chilli and mix well.

Add the eggplant and mix well.

Next goes the tomato. Add a bit of salt and turmeric too. Cover the pan with a heavy lid and cook over medium heat. You may need to add a splash of water.

When the vegetables are almost cooked, add the fried fishes and mix carefully with the vegetable.

Cover and let it get cooked over low heat for 5 more minutes.

Adjust the seasoning. Serve with plain rice.

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