Green Gram Lentiles Cooked with Fish head


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Green Gram Lentiles Cooked with Fish head
Mug Lentiles With Fish Head
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Bengali, Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Bengali, Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Mug Lentiles With Fish Head
Instructions
  1. 1. First take a pan and heat it on a oven. Then put the Mung dal and dry roast(fry the dal without any oil) the dal till lightly brown and keep aside. Let it cool down for sometime. When the dal is in room temperature wash the dal and boil in a pressure cooker with 1 & 1/2 cup water and little salt and turmeric powder to cook the dal . 8. 9 10.
  2. Now take the fish head and clean them very well. Make sure there is no dirt inside the head. Now rinse the head and marinate with salt and turmeric and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  3. In a pan, heat oil, till the oil smokes. Add marinated fish heads to the pan and fry them till they turn golden brown.
  4. Now take them out from the pan and keep aside. Now in the same oil add whole red chili, cumin seeds, bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom pods, cloves and fry for some time till they start splattering.
  5. When the whole spices starts splattering, add the chopped onion to the oil. When the onion becomes soft, fry them till slightly brown.
  6. Now take a small bowl, add ginger garlic paste, turmeric, cumin powder and 2-3 tablespoons of water and mix it to make a paste.
  7. Add the paste to the pan and fry them together with the onion for couple of minutes.Now higher the heat and stir fry the mixture to dry .
  8. When the mixture turns dry, it will start leaving oil. Now add the boiled dal to the pan along with fish head and add 1/2 cup of warm water.
  9. aszxcccvvvbnmAdd salt and suger, cover the pan. Let cook the dal on lower flame for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes open the lid and check if the head pieces can be broken by the ladle.
  10. If the head pieces are broken then it is cooked. Then bring it to a nice boil for another 5 minutes. After 5 minutes turn off the oven and pour the melted ghee on the top of the dal and mix it well .
  11. Served hot with steamed rice.


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