Belahi aru Maasor Tenga বিলাহী আৰু মাছৰ টেঙা

Sour Fish Curry with tomatoes, বিলাহী আৰৃ মাছৰ টেঙা

Tenga is a

Sour Fish Curry with tomatoes, বিলাহী আৰু মাছৰ টেঙা

Tenga is a type of broth characterized by its sour taste.The key ingredient is a souring agent, lending the dish a tart tangy taste.Commonly used souring agents are Elephant apple(Outenga),Lemon(Nemutenga),Wild Mangosteen (Thekera) etc

500 G fish,cut into 4-5 pieces
1 large potato thinly-sliced lengthwise
1-2 ripe tomatoes,chopped
1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
1 tsp turmeric
salt according to taste
1 green chili (optional)
2 tsp lemon juice
2 tablespoon mustard oil
A handful of fresh chopped coriander

Wash and cut fishes into pieces, pat dry and smear with salt and turmeric powder and leave aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
Heat oil in a deep pan . Fry the fish lightly till just golden brown and set aside.
Splutter the fenugreek seeds and add one green chillies (many purist consider the chillies a no-no) in oil and when the spluttering stops, add chopped tomatoes and cook until pulpy . Next add thinly sliced potatoes Add 2 cups water, salt and turmeric and bring to a boil.
Add the fish, lower the heat to let it simmer few minutes, add lemon juice (according to taste) and remove from the fire.Add a handful of fresh chopped coriander
Serve with boiled rice, green chillies and lemon wedges .


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