Bengali : Macher Kochuri

Enjoy this delicious recipe.

Ingredients :

For the kochuri
2 tblsp ghee
Groundnut oil for deep fry
Salt to taste
2 1/2 cup refined flour (maida)
For The Filling
1 inch Ginger
5 cloves Garlic
500 gms Betki Or Surmai Fish
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
1 1/2 tblsp Mustard Oil
1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
1/4 tsp Sugar
1 tsp Panch Phoron
Salt to taste

Procedure :

Sieve the flour and salt together.
Rub in the ghee and make medium soft dough with water.
Keep aside covered with a damp cloth.
Grind ginger and the garlic.
Steam the fish with turmeric and a little water.
Take off the flesh from the bones and mash coarsely.
Heat up mustard oil in a kadhai, mix in the ground paste and red chilli powder.
Fry for some time.
Mix in sugar, salt and fish.
Fry, stirring till the mixture becomes dry.
Mix in the panch phoron and mix well.
Divide the dough into medium sized balls.
Roll into thick puris.
Put 1heaped tblsp of stuffing in the center of each puri.
Gather the sides, make a ball once again and roll into a puri once again.
Heat up enough oil in a karhai and deep-fry the puris one at a time.
Serve hot.


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