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Fish Jhol



Fish Jhol is a traditional Bengali dish made with fish in a mustard base. The fish is usually marinated in a mixture of spices and cooked in a curry made with mustard oil, onion, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, and a variety of spices. The dish is usually served with steamed rice. It forms a quintessential part of a Bengali diet.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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kg fish (any white fish)


mustard oil

2 tablespoons

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

green chillies, chopped


chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons

chopped mint leaves

2 tablespoons

lemon juice

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Heat the mustard oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add the cumin seeds and fry for a few seconds.

Step 3:

Add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala, sugar and salt. Fry for a few seconds.

Step 4:

Add the fish pieces and fry for a few minutes.

Step 5:

Add the green chillies, coriander leaves, mint leaves and lemon juice.

Step 6:

Cook for a few minutes until the fish is cooked through.

Step 7:

Serve hot with steamed rice.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 49202 users have chowed down on Fish Jhol a whopping 153352 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi, Pune are the top 5 cities gobbling up Fish Jhol like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Fish Jhol , our users are head over heels in june, but the interest cools down in february.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Fish Jhol is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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