Bengali Fish Curry

Bengali Fish Curry

Bengali fish curry recipe is a famous recipe in the state of West Bengal, India as well in North India. Here you will learn how to make Bengali fish curry in a few simple steps.

Now let’s see, what are the ingredients and procedure to prepare the Bengali Fish Curry Recipe.


  • 2 tbsps. of lemon juice
  • 2 tbsps. of mustard oil for frying
  • 8 fish pieces
  • 1 tbsp of red chili powder
  • 4 red whole chilies
  • 1 tsp of mustard paste
  • 1 tsp of turmeric powder
  • 4 vertically sliced green chilies
  • 2 tbsp of coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp of garlic paste
  • 1 tsp of mustard seeds
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cup of chopped onions
  • 1 tbsp of ginger paste
  • 1 tsp of turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp of onion seeds
  • salt to taste


  1. Take the fish pieces in a bowl, clean and wash thoroughly, remove excess water and mix with lime juice, turmeric powder, and salt. Keep aside for 40 mins.
  2. Now in a pan put one tbsp of oil and heat it, then fry the fish pieces one by one both the sides, until golden brown color. After that takeout and keep aside.
  3. Heat the remaining oil, pour the mustard seeds, onion seeds, red chilies and bay leaf, and stir the fry for a few minutes till seeds crackles, then mix ginger – garlic paste and stir the fry again for a moment.
  4. Add the chopped onions and stir the fry until the onions turnĀ into golden brown color.
  5. Then add mustard paste, red chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder and stir the fry until oil starts separating from fry.
  6. Now add water and salt to taste to the fry and bring to boil, then add the fried fish pieces, also add green chili slices to the fry.
  7. Stir the fry on a slow flame until fish pieces get cooked and oil starts floating on top of gravy.
  8. Finally take the curry into a bowl and decorate with green coriander leaves.
  9. The spicy and tasty Bengali fish curry to serve.

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One Comment

  1. Healthy Food Recipies says:

    very nice picture mam. i want to try….i will try it and update you the result how it came…

    thanks a lot

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