Fish Jhal


Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 20 min Serves: 4

This popular and authentic Bengali dish is close to every Bengali’s heart. Spicy and flavourful, this is one fish curry you’ll find yourself making over and over again! Watch the video to see how easy it can be to make with Shelly’s Classic Bengali Fish Jhal Mixed Masala.

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  • Fish (Rohu or Katla) 500g
  • Mustard Oil 6 tsp
  • Shelly's Fish Jhal Masala 6 tsp
  • Water 2 cups
  • Green Chillies 5-6 whole
  • Salt to taste
  • Per 100g
  • Energy Value 398kcal
  • Protein 19.66g
  • Fat 24.5g
  • Carbohydrate 24.74g
  • Sodium as Na 112.8mg



Slide fish steaks carefully in a pan. Lightly fry them and put aside.


Heat the mustard oil and add Shelly’s Fish Jhal Masala made into paste with water.


Add the green chillies and salt to taste.


Pour in about 2 cups of water into the pan and add the fish steaks carefully.


Cover the pan, turn down the heat and let it simmer for some time till the fish is cooked.


Serve hot with Shelly’s Gobindobhog rice.

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Shelly’s Classic Bengali Fish Jhal

Shelly’s Classic Bengali Fish Jhal

Mixed Masalas

Fish Jhal is a signature Bengali dish that is known for its unique taste and savoury flavour. Make it at home with Shelly’s Classic Bengali Fish Jhal Mixed Masala for a truly authentic Bengali food experience.

Available in 10g & 100g (10g*10)

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