Recipe: Delicious Papda Macher Begum Bahar (Indian Catfish)

Papda Macher Begum Bahar (Indian Catfish).

You can cook Papda Macher Begum Bahar (Indian Catfish) using 24 simple ingredients and 16 easy steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Papda Macher Begum Bahar (Indian Catfish)

  1. Prepare of For the batter.
  2. Prepare 6 pieces of Indian Catfish.
  3. It’s 1 cup of besan.
  4. It’s 1 tablespoon of cornflour.
  5. You need 2 tablespoon of chopped green chillies.
  6. It’s 1.5 tablespoon of onion juice.
  7. You need 1 tablespoon of ginger juice.
  8. Prepare 1 tablespoon of garlic juice.
  9. You need 1 cup of coriander leaves chopped.
  10. Prepare of for the gravy.
  11. It’s 1 of small tomato chopped.
  12. You need 2 of medium sized onion paste.
  13. Prepare 1 teaspoon of ginger paste.
  14. Prepare 1 tablespoon of yogurt.
  15. You need 4 of cloves.
  16. Prepare 4 of green cardamom.
  17. It’s 1 inch of cinnamon stick.
  18. You need 1 teaspoon of red chilli powder.
  19. Prepare 1 teaspoon of garlic paste.
  20. You need 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder.
  21. Prepare 4 of slitted green chillies.
  22. You need of Salt as required.
  23. It’s of Sugar as required.
  24. It’s of Vegetable oil as required.

Papda Macher Begum Bahar (Indian Catfish) step by step

  1. Wash the fishes and keep it aside..
  2. Add all the ingredients under the batter, except the fishes and coriander leaves..
  3. Mix it altogether and add half of the coriander leaves. Note that the batter must be thick so that the batter stick on the fishes..
  4. If it is becoming too sticky then add a little bit of water. Add the fishes, some salt and little bit of sugar..
  5. Cover the fishes with the batter..
  6. Heat some oil in a wok, add the fishes one by one, and deep fry each of them. Keep them aside..
  7. In the same wok, add some more oil if required. Add the whole garam masalas (cloves, cardamom, cinnamon). Saute till the aroma comes out..
  8. Add the onion paste and saute it well. Add the turmeric powder..
  9. Saute the onion paste and cook it well till the oil separates..
  10. Add the ginger paste and garlic paste. Cook it well..
  11. Add the chopped tomato and salt. Cook it well till the tomato becomes fully cooked. Add the slitted green chillies.
  12. Add the red chilli powder and mix it well. Add the yogurt and cook till the oil separates..
  13. Add half cup of water. Mix it well. Add some salt if required and some sugar to balance the salt..
  14. Bring it to boil. Add the fishes and cover it with a lid for 2 mins..
  15. Add the rest of the chopped coriander leaves..
  16. Remove it from the flame and serve hot..