Chanda Mach Shutki Fry

    35 mins

    This is a dry and spicy dish, but it is full of flavors. It is a very famous food in Chittagong, the southern part of Bangladesh. Serve with steaming rice or pulao.


    Dhaka, Bangladesh
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    Serves: 4 

    • 100 g chanda mach shutki/ chanda dried fish slices
    • 7-8 big garlic cloves
    • 6-7 green chillies
    • 1 bundle data shak/bari danta, sliced
    • 1 medium sized eggplant, sliced
    • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
    • Salt as needed
    • Water as needed

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Flatten the shutki with a rolling pin or a hammer just slightly. Repeat for the garlic and green chillies.
    2. In a saucepan, add data shak/bari danta, eggplants, turmeric and red chilli powders, salt and 1/2 cup of water.
    3. Turn on the heat and allow to cook with the lid on.
    4. When the water has dried up a bit, add the flattened shutki, garlic and green chillies. Stir and cook with lid on.
    5. When the water has completely dried out, turn off the heat and serve.

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