How to make mouth-watering kachki macher chochchori

How to make mouth-watering kachki macher chochchoriHow to make mouth-watering kachki macher chochchori/ Ganges River sprat stir fry/stir fry of small fishesHow to make mouth-watering kachki macher chochchoriHow to make mouth-watering kachki macher chochchori

Kachki mach in English ‘Ganges River sprat’ almost looks like silverfish fish. This fishes are very tiny and does not need to be cut or clean like other fishes. Just you need to wash them properly under running water twice or thrice and that is enough. This is a very simple and tasty recipe and goes well with hot rice. Fresh kachki fish is mixed with same amount of potatoes and half amount of onions with turmeric powder and salt then fry it with covering the lid in a low flame; this is How to make mouth-watering kachki macher chochchori/ Ganges River sprat stir fry/stir fry of small fishes

 

Author: Abhijit Mukhopadhyay
Course:  Snacks/side dish
Cuisine: Bengali
Level of cooking: easy
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Total time:25 minutes
Servings: 3-4

 

Ingredients

Kachki fish/‘Ganges River sprat’-250 gm

Potatoes-250 gm (two large)

Onions-125 gm (two small)

Green chilies-2 (chopped)

Ginger grated-1 inch

Turmeric powder-1tsp

Coriander leaves for garnishing

Salt to taste

 

How to make mouth-watering kachki macher chochchori/ Ganges River sprat stir fry/stir fry of small fishes

Wash properly the fish with the help of a strainer under the running water then put the fish in a big bowl with water, which helps to clean the fish thoroughly. Then take out the fishes carefully from the water, and discard the water.

Now chop the potatoes and onions in small size and put them in a mixing bowl.How to make mouth-watering kachki macher chochchori

Then add fishes, green chilies, grated ginger, turmeric powder, and salt and mix it properly; keep it aside for 10 minutes.

Take a wok or a fry pan, heat oil up to smoking point then keep it in a medium flame.

Now slowly add the fish mixture in the pan and stir it for 2 minutes and cover the lid for 5 minutes in a low flame.

 

How to make mouth-watering kachki macher chochchori

Uncover the lid and just flip the fishes in other sides and again cover it for 2 minutes.

Uncover it and check all the fishes are fried or not ,if everything is alright then turn off the flame and take it out from the oven.

Transfer it to the serving plate, garnish it with coriander leaves.How to make mouth-watering kachki macher chochchori

Serve hot with rice and dal.

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