Jika Masor Tenga

Ingredients

  • 8 pieces fish
  • 3 ridge gourds
  • 1 potato
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 tsp nigella seeds
  • 4 green chillies
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 3 tbsp mustard oil
  • Salt to taste

Mix the following spices with 3 tbsp water-

  • 3/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp onion paste

Method –

  1. Peel the gourd and cut into 1” long pieces
  2. Cut the potato into long wedges
  3. Marinate the fish with salt and turmeric powder
  4. Heat oil in a wok
  5. Shallow fry the fish and set aside
  6. In the same oil, add nigella seeds, minced garlic, 2 slit chillies and sliced onions
  7. Once the onions turn light brown, add the masala paste and chopped tomatoes
  8. Cook till the tomatoes turn soft and oil separates
  9. Add the potatoes and cook till half done
  10. Add the ridge gourd and cook till it releases water
  11. Add 2 cups of hot water
  12. Reduce the heat and cook with lid on till vegetables are soft
  13. Add 2 slit chillies and fish and simmer for 5 minutes
  14. Switch off the flame
  15. Squeeze lemon juice and garnish with chopped coriander leaves

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