Macher Mather Moong Dal recipe - Moong Dal with Fish Head Recipe

Video of How To Make Traditional Bengali Macher Mathar Moong Dal – Moong Dal with Fish Head Recipe

Prepare time: 20 min
Cook: 30 min
Ready in: 30 min

Here is the step by step guidance on How to cook Traditional Bengali Macher Matha Diye Moong Dal or Moong Dal with Fish Head Recipe. It is also called Macher muro diye mug dal. It is very popular Bengali Food Recipe.

Ingredients of Moong Dal with Fish Head Recipe

  • Moong Dal / Mug Dal / Split Green Gram
  • Rohu Fish Head
  • Salt
  • Turmeric Powder
  • Cumin Powder
  • Sugar
  • Dried Red chilly
  • Cumin Seeds
  • Sliced Tomato
  • Garam Masala Powder
  • Ghee
  • Bay leaf
  • Ginger Paste
  • Sliced Green Chilly
  • Green Peas
  • Mustard Oil

Directions of How to Make Macher Matha Diye Moong Dal


Heat a pan then pour one tsp Ghee and fry the Moong Dal till golden brown.



Add Water, Green Chilly, half tsp Salt and cover it for 10 min. for boil the Dal.



After boiling, add one tsp Turmeric Powder, some water, fried Rohu Fish Head, Peas, Salt as per taste. cover it for 5 min.



Heat Mustard Oil on another pan and add dry Red Chilly, Bay Leaf, Cumin Seeds, Chopped Tomato, one tsp Ginger paste, Cumin Powder, one tsp Sugar and mixed well.



Add the mixture to the boiled Mug dal, cover it and cook it for 5 min.



Add half tsp Garam Masala Powder and one tbsp Ghee.


Now Moong Dal with Fish Head Recipe is ready. Serve hot with steamed rice. So just try this Bengali Recipe and inform me about your experience. If you like this Bengali Non Veg Recipe hen like it, Share it, subscribe my YouTube channel to get regular new recipe videos in your mail box.



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