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Bengali Fish Curry

Time 35 minutes
Yields Serves 4
Bengali Fish Curry
1

Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed skillet over medium heat. Add the cumin, fennel, mustard, fenugreek and optional black onion seeds and allow them to crackle. Add the potatoes and fry for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the eggplant and fry for 2 more minutes. Add the turmeric and chiles.

2

Add the water, lower the heat and simmer until the potatoes are almost tender, 10 minutes. Add the fish and allow to simmer until the fish turns opaque and is cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve hot, garnished with the cilantro.

Black onion and fenugreek seeds are available at Indian markets.

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