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Fish head kachumber

Recipe for Fish head kachumber / this recipe can be prepared for vegetarians also with raw Jackfruit or paneer kachumber.

Dry ingredients :----

Gobinda bhog rice/ jeera rice/Joha rice : 1 cup

Turmeric powder : 1 tea spoon

Fennel seeds powder/sauf : 1 tea spoon

Cumin seeds powder /jeera : 1 tea spoon

Chilli powder: 1 tea spoon

Coriander powder /dhanya : 1 tea spoon

Garam masala : 1 tea spoon 

Cinamon stick/ dalchini : 1 small piece

Clove/lowang : 2 pieces

Cardamom/ elaichi : 2 pieces

Cumin seeds /jeera : 1 tea spoon

Salt to taste

Oil and Ghee to fry

Raw ingredients :------------

Fish head- 1 cut into two pieces (for vegetarians raw jackfruit or paneer 250 grams) 

Cabbage : 250 grams

Capcicum : 1 small

Beans : 100 grams

Onions : 2 large nos

Garlic : 50 grams

Ginger : 50 grams

Green chilli : 2 to 3 nos

Tomato : 1 large

Mint leaves : for garnishing


Procedure :-------

Wash and soak the rice in water before starting any task of the recipe and keep aside. 

Apply turmeric, Coriander powder, cumin seeds powder, fennel seeds powder and salt to the fish head pieces and deep fry it in oil. Keep aside after getting it. (same procedure for vegetarian option) 

Chop all the vegetables 

Make ginger and garlic paste in a mortar/okhalee 

Chop the onion

Chop the tomato

In a separate pan heat 2 table spoons of Ghee. 

Add Cumin seeds, cardamom stick, cloves, cinnamon and chopped onions and fry till golden brown.

Add the ginger garlic paste and let it fry as well till golden brown.

Add the remaining of the dry ingredients and fry in low flame for 2 minutes

Add the chopped vegetables and fry till its cooked.

Strain the soaked rice and add in the mixture. Keep stirring it for 2 to 3 minutes. 

Add the chopped tomato

Add 2 to 3 cups of water stir it for a minute or two and cover it.

Keep checking for the rice to be cooked. 

If the water dries as more water to let it cook. 

Once the rice and the vegetables are cooked add the fried fish head or the vegetarian item and crush it in the mixture. 

Add a cup of water and keep stirring till the water dries off. 

Pour one table spoon of Ghee on top of the mixture . 

Garnish with mint leaves and serve hot. 



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