Maach Potoler Dorma - Durga Puja Traditional Recipes
One of the most popular Durga Puja Traditional Recipe is Machh Potoler Dorma. Check out the Ingredients and Method of cooking Machh Potoler Dorma.
|| Ingredients ||
Rohu fish - 150gm
Salt to taste
Haldi (turmeric) - ¼ tsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Tejpatta (bay leaf) - 1, small
Onion - 1 small, chopped
Ginger paste - 2 tsp
Green chilli - 1, chopped (optional).
Bengali garam masala (clove, cinnamon and cardamom) powder - ½ tsp
Parwal (wax gourds) - 8-10 large & mature, scraped to leave stripes of skin, stem ends trimmed and cores removed
|| Method of Cooking ||
Rub fish with salt and haldi. Steam for about 5-7 minutes until cooked. Set aside to cool while you prepare parwals.
De-bone the fish and discard the skin. Mash the flesh.
Heat 2 tsp oil, add tejpatta and deep-fry onions, ginger paste and green chillies till onions turn translucent, about 2-3 minutes. Add to fish and mash all together with garam masala to make stuffing.
Fill the parwals with the fish stuffing, popping back the stem ends to seal if liked. Saute in hot oil till it turns golden. Serve hot as a snack or to accompany rice and dal for a "simple" but elegant lunch.