How to make Doi Katla

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By Abhijit

Last Updated Jun 23, 2022


How to make Doi Katla/Katla fish curry with curd

How to make Doi Katla

Nothing more to tell about this recipe; because this is such a popular dish in Bengal that, everywhere it makes its own position, let it be from daily home cooking to small or big festivals. The marinated Katla fish chunks are fried and then simmered in a thick gravy made with curd, onions, garlic, and ginger and sometimes added with potatoes finished in a warm, spicy, cumin, coriander flavored sauce this is How to make Doi Katla. You can also see alu motor suti diye Katla macher jhol.

Equipment used

  1. Wok
  2. grinder
  3. Kadai
  4. Spatula
  5. Mixing plate

Ingredients

Katla fish chunks-2

Mustard oil-2 tbsp

Curd-1/2 cup

Onion-2 (paste)

Ginger-1/2 inch (paste)

Garlic-10 cloves (paste)

Green chili-3

Sugar-1/2 tbsp

Red chili powder-1/2 tbsp

Cumin powder-1/2 tbsp

Coriander powder-1 tbsp

Garam masala-1/2 tbsp

Turmeric powder-1tbsp

Cardamom-2

Cinnamon stick-1/2 inch

Cloves-5

White and black peppercorns-10

Salt to taste

Coriander leaves to garnish

How to make Doi Katla

Doi Katla step1

Wash the fish chunks and rub with turmeric powder and salt

Doi Katla step2

Heat oil in a wok, let it come to the smoky point, then add the fish and fry them on both sides, in a medium flame. It will take 4 minutes.

Doi Katla step3

Pour the leftover oil into a kadhai and heat it.

Doi Katla step4

Add cardamoms, cloves, peppercorns, and cinnamon

Doi Katla step5

Then add the green chilies

Doi Katla step6

Now drop the onion paste. ( it is having some water, so make sure before adding the next ingredients it should be dried and fried nicely, otherwise raw smell will come from the gravy.

Doi Katla step7

Next, add the ginger-garlic paste and stir them to make it dry.

Doi Katla step8

Now it is almost dry

Doi Katla step9

Then add the curd and stir them continuously for 2 minutes

Doi Katla step10

Now add all the spices ( turmeric, cumin, coriander, sugar, red chili and salt) and stir them continuously for 2 minutes to fry them nicely.

Doi Katla step11

Now they fried nicely

Doi Katla step12

Add 2 cups of water to make a thick gravy.

Doi Katla step13

Now slowly place the fish chunks and allow them to cook for 2 minutes in low-medium flame.

Doi Katla step14

The gravy becomes thick now. Switch off the flame.

Doi Katla step15

Transfer it to the serving plate and serve with hot rice.

Doi Katla step16
How to make Doi Katla

How to make Doi Katla

Themarinated  katla fish chunks are friedand then simmered in a thick gravy made with curd, onions, garlic and gingerand sometimes added with potatoes finished in a warm, spicy, cumin, corianderflavored sauce and this is How to make Doi Katla.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course fish, Main Course
Cuisine Bengali, Indian
Servings 1
Calories

Equipment

  • grinder
  • Spatula
  • wok
  • Kadai
  • mixing plate

Ingredients
  

  • 2 katla fish chunks
  • 1/2 cup curd
  • 2 tbsp mustard oil
  • 2 onion
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 10 cloves garlic
  • 3 green chili
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tbsp ¬†turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tbsp garam masala
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 1/2 inch cinamom stick
  • 5 Cloves
  • 10 Peppercorn
  • salt
  • coriander leaves

Instructions
 

  • Wash the fish chunks and rub with turmeric powder and salt
  • Heat oil in a wok, let it come in smoky point, then add thefish and fry them in both sides, in a medium flame. It will take 4 minutes.
  • Pour the left over oil in a kadai and heat it.
  • Add cardamoms, cloves, peppercorns and cinnamon
  • Then add the green chilies
  • Now drop the onion paste. ( it is having some water, so makesure before adding next ingredients it should be dried and fried nicely,otherwise raw smell will come from the gravy.
  • Next add the ginger garlic paste and stir them to make dry.
  • Now it is almost dry
  • Then add the curd and stir them continuously for 2 minutes
  • Now add all the spices ( turmeric, cumin, coriander, sugar,red chili and salt) and stir them continuously for 2 minutes to fry themnicely.
  • Now they fried nicely
  • Add 2 cups of water to make thick gravy.
  • Now slowly place the fish chunks and allow them to cook for2 minutes in low-medium flame.
  • The gravy becomes thick now. Switch off the flame.
  • Transfer it to the serving plate and serve with hot rice.

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