Assamese Style Walking Catfish In Curry Leaf Gravy Recipe

Assamese Style Walking Catfish In Curry Leaf Gravy Recipe is a recipe prepared from Walking Catfish (Clarias batrachus) (or Magur mach in Assamese) is known for its nutritional and medicinal value. This recipe is traditionally cooked with juice extracted from curry leaves that also makes it good for people suffering with weakness due to ill health generally, and people suffering from anemia. It can be given to kids for good health. Though is a bland, soup type curry but it tastes great because of the unique flavour of curry leaves.  Walking Catfish, Garlic, Green Chillies, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Mustard oil, Salt, Black pepper powder, Curry leaves, Hot water   5 Walking Catfish , thoroughly cleaned 4 cloves Garlic , crushed  2 Green Chillies , slit 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) Mustard oil , to cook Salt , to taste 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder 2 cups Curry leaves 1 cup Hot water     20   20     To begin making Assamese Style Walking Catfish In Curry Leaf Gravy Recipe, prep all the ingredients. Grind the fresh and young curry leaves and extract the juice and pass through a strainer and keep aside.Heat the mustard oil is a karahi/kadai and add the crushed garlic cloves when the oil is hot enough.Add in the fresh chillies, saute for a few seconds, add turmeric powder and salt.Add the fishes and cook for about 5 minutes or till partially cooked.Add the hot water and bring to a boil and cover it. Cook further on medium heat for about 7 minutes or till the fish is completely cookedAdd the black pepper powder and curry leaf juice and cook for 3 minutes for the curry leaf juice to infuse with the curry in fish in it. Switch off once cooked well.Serve Assamese Style Walking Catfish In Curry Leaf Gravy Recipe with Steamed Rice, Assamese Amitar Khar Recipe and end on a sweet note with Narikol Pitha Recipe for an Assamese inspired weekend lunch with family.