Best Recipe of Bengali Muri Ghonto


  • 1 Big size of fish head needed to be cut into pieces.
  • 50 Gms of raw rice or poha can be also used.
  • 1 Tbsp of garlic paste
  • 1 Tbsp onion paste
  • 1 Tsp of ginger paste
  • Chillie paste 4 to 5
  • Bay Leaves 1 tsp of Cinnamon
  • Cloves and cardamom( grinded together) paste
  • 4 to 5 Tablespoon of mustard Oil
  • 2 or 3 Medium sized potatoes to be peeled off and cut into pieces.


  1. Clean the fish head pat it dry rub it into 1 tsp of salt and turmeric powder.
  2. Heat the kadai.
  3. Add the oil in it fry the fish heads, keep it aside.
  4. Fry the potatoes in it and also the 50 gms of washed raw rice.
  5. Add the rest masalas can also add 1 tsp of dhania powder in it except the garam masala.
  6. Fry it in slow flame till the oil leaves the masala.
  7. Put 2 cups of hot water and let it start boiling as soon as the rice is boiled with the potatoes in it Put the fried head and add 1 cup of water.
  8. Keep it with covered lid for sometime on slow flame till the head becomes soft.
  9. Add garam masala in it and simmer it for sometime.
  10. Serve it with rice.

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