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Posto Bori Diye Macher Jhol By Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi

Posto Bori Diye Macher Jhol

Posto Bori Diye Macher Jhol is a delicious Bengali fish curry with posto dumplings. Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi shares the recipe in detail.
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Cooking Time

10-15 Min

Meal Type


Preparation Time

10-15 Min



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  • For Posto Bori Diye Macher Jhol

    • 500 gm Rohu fish

    • salt to taste

    • 1 tbsp turmeric powder

    • 1 cup oil

    • 2 cups posto bori

  • For curry

    • 5-6 tbsp oil

    • 1 tsp Nigella seeds

    • 4-5 chopped green chillies

    • 2-3 cubed potatoes

    • 1-2 cubed eggplant

    • salt to taste

    • 1 tbsp coriander powder

    • 1 tsp red chilli powder

    • 1 tsp turmeric powder

    • water as required


  1. 1

    In a bowl, marinate the Rohu fish with salt and turmeric powder.
  2. 2

    Heat oil in a pan and fry posto bori in it till golden brown. Remove the fried posto bori in a plate.
  3. 3

    In the same pan, fry the marinated pieces of fish.
  4. 4

    Heat oil in another pan and add nigella seeds, chopped green chillies, cubed potatoes, cubed egg plant and mix well.
  5. 5

    Now add salt, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and water to it and cover the pan with lid and let it cook for some time.
  6. 6

    Next, add the fried posto bori and fried fish pieces, cover with a lid and let it cook for 2-3 minutes.
  7. 7

    Place the fish pieces in a serving bowl and pour the gravy over it. Serve hot.

Posto Bori Diye Macher Jhol is a delicious Bengali fish curry. Posto Bori is a dumpling of ground and sundried poppy seeds. Macher Jhol is a famous and much-loved Bengali fish curry.

Here, the chef uses Rohu fish to make the spicy and yummy fish curry. Macher Jhol is made routinely in Bengali households. In fact, no discussion of Bengali cuisine is complete without the mention of Macher Jhol. The addition of posto bori enhances the flavours of already tasty macher jhol.

If you are in Bengal, you have to try this delicious Posto Bori Diye Macher Jhol.

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