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Brinjal Fish Curry

Brinjal Fish Curry

Course Main Course
Cuisine Bengali Cuisine
Servings 4 Person


  • 250 gm Bata (Bhangan) Fish You can use any fish of your choice
  • 2 Big Size Brinjals
  • 1/2 tbsp Jeera Seeds Make a thick paste
  • 1/2 tbsp Mustard Seeds Make a thick paste
  • 1/2 tbsp Black Cumin (Kala Jeera) Seeds
  • 2 Green Chillies Make a paste
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric (Haldhi) Powder
  • 25 gm Masoor Dal Bori
  • 50 gm Mustard Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Dhania Leaves
  • Salt To Taste


  • Wash brinjal and bhangon fishes.
    Cut brinjal in large pieces.
    Now, marinate fishes and brinjal pieces with jeera paste, mustard paste, green chillies paste, turmeric, salt, 2 tbsp mustard oil and little water.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Fry the masoor dal bori for 1-2 minutes and keep aside.
  • In the same oil, add kala jeera and saute for a while.
    Add marinated fish and brinjal, and cook on low flame. Do not stir. Let it cook on one side.
  • When one side is cooked, lift the contents with a large cooking spoon and place the other side on the pan. Add the masoor dal bori. Let it cook.
  • When gravy thickens, sprinke chopped dhania leaves and remove from flame.


Serve hot with plain rice.
Enjoy and Bon Appétit!!