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Fish Pulao Recipe: How To Prepare Bengali Fish Pulao

Posted By: Pooja Gupta

Fish Pulao is the tastiest pulao recipe that you can ever relish during the Durga Puja time. While pandal hopping, you can easily identify this recipe everywhere.

It's a creamy pulao with fresh fish in it. The softer the fish, the tastier is the treat. It's a simple recipe which is truly satisfying. It forms for a great one-pot meal.

fish pulao recipe
Fish Pulao Recipe | How To Prepare Bengali Fish Pulao | Home-made Fish Pulao Recipe | Pulao Recipe
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
Total Time
1 Hours

Recipe By: Pooja Gupta

Recipe Type: Main Course

Serves: 4

  • Boiled rice - 1 cup

    Fish fillets - 300 g

    Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

    Chilli powder - 1 tsp

    Salt - 1 tsp

    Ginger paste - 1 tsp

    Garlic paste - 1 tsp

    Onion paste - 1/2 cup

    Garam masala - 1/4th tsp

    Yoghurt - 1 cup

    Cream - 1/4th cup

    Coriander leaves (chopped) - 2 tbsp

    Fried onions - 1/4th cup

    Oil to fry

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How to Prepare
  • 1. Mix the turmeric, chilli powder, salt, ginger, garlic, onion, and garam masala.

    2. Add half a cup of yogurt and marinate the fish in it, for half an hour.

    3. Heat the oil and pan fry the fish till brown and let it cook through.

    4. Take it off the heat and mix in the rest of the yogurt, cream, hara dhania and half the fried onions.

    5. Place half the rice in a greased pan in a layer.

    6. Place the fish mixture in a layer over this and cover with the rest of the rice.

    7. Seal the pan and place it over low heat for 20-30 minutes.

    8. Serve it hot, garnished with the rest of the fried onions.

  • 1. You can seal the pan with aluminium foil, so that the steam does not escape from the pan.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving size - 1 bowl
  • Calories - 500 cal
  • Fat - 9 g
  • Protein - 37 g
  • Carbohydrates - 68 g
  • Sugar - 3 g
  • Dietary fibre - 7 g
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Story first published: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 17:45 [IST]
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