Bengali Fish Curry

  • Jun 13, 2024
  • By Team Baclinc
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Bengal is known for its varied seafood cuisine and this simple yet effective Bengali fish curry recipe is a must try for all the fish lovers out there!



  • 3-4 pieces of fish (as per choice)
  • 2 small cups of turmeric powder
  • 2 dry red chillies 
  • 1 tablespoon jeera
  • 2 small tomatoes
  • 1 small cup ginger garlic paste
  • Salt as per taste
  • ½ tablespoon red chilli powder
  • 4 green chilies 
  • ½ tablespoon Bhoj Masale fish curry masala
  • Water as required
  • Coriander leaves


  1. Marinate the fish: Add 2 small cups of turmeric powder to the fish and coat the fish with turmeric powder properly.
  2. Fry the fish: Heat oil in a pan and add the fish to it. Fry the fish until it turns medium brown and remove it from the pan and set it aside.
  3. Prepare the fish gravy: In the same pan, heat some oil and add 2 dry red chillies, 1 tablespoon jeera, 2 small tomatoes cut into medium pieces, 1 small cup ginger garlic paste, ½ tablespoon red chilli powder, ½ tablespoon Bhoj Masale fish curry masala and salt as per taste and mix thoroughly. Add water as required and mix well. Now, add the fish along with 4 green chillies slit and close the lid. Cook until the fish is soft and the raw smell goes.
  4. Garnish the gravy with some coriander leaves and the bengali fish curry is now ready to be devoured!


  • Coat the fish properly with turmeric powder to remove the raw smell, sanitise and add flavour.