Clean and wash fish head and keep it aside.( you may cut the head with electric knife) Saute mung dal around 1 minute, and then wash and keep it in around 3 cup water to soak dal around 30-60 minutes. Heat oil in a deep large pan. Add chopped onion and stir until it become light brown. Add all paste and powder ingredients with little water. Stir it until the water evaporated and oil start to separate from masala. Then add fish head and fry in lower medium heat. Break fish head into small pieces while stirring.  Remove all fish head from the pan and keep aside. Add soaked dal to the pan in remaining spices. Stir until all liquid evaporated. Add water and stir. Cover the pan with lid. Cook until dal become tender.(if required add more hot water while cooking) Add fried fish head pieces,cover the pan and cook another 5 minutes. Heat 1 Tbs oil in another pan. Add dry red chili,chopped garlic,cumin seed and bay leaves. Fry until garlic turns brown. Pour the oil and spices over the dal and and cook another 5 minutes. Add coriander leaf and turn off the heat.
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Servings:  3
Prep Time:  60 minutes
Total Time:  1 hrs

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Rui fish head-1 large Mung dal-2 cup Onion-1 medium(chopped) Onion (paste)-3 Tbs Garlic paste-2 Tbs Ginger paste-2 Tbs Turmeric powder- 1 ts Red chili powder-1ts or according to your taste Cumin powder-1 ts Coriander powder-1 ts Dry red chili-3 pieces(optional) Whole garlic-5/6 cloves(chopped) Cumin seed-1/2 ts Bay leaves-3 pieces Coriander leaves-2 Tbs(chopped) Oil-1/4 cup+ 1 Tbs Salt- around 3 ts or according to your taste Green chilli 4/5

One Comment on “Murighonto

  1. I love Asian food, specially this Asian fish Murighonto recipe. This recipe is delicious and easy to prepare.

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