Muri Ghonto
Muri Ghonto is a traditional Bengali rice dish with fish heads. The fish heads are cooked in mustard oil, and the rice is cooked with mild spices. This dish is so tasty that you will be left wanting for more.
Muri Ghonto

- Indian


- 1

Cooking Time

-60 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10-20 Min


  • 2 fish head
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 4 tbsp mustard oil
  • 2 potatoes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 dry red chillies & 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp jeera powder & 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 1 cup gobindorbhog rice
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 cup of water


  1. 1

    In a bowl, add fish head, salt as per taste, turmeric powder and mix it.
  2. 2

    In a heated pan, add mustard oil, marinated fish Add the fried fish in a bowl In the same pan, fry the potatoes and add them in a plate.
  3. 3

    In the same pan, add bay leaf, dry red chillies, cumin Add chopped onion, ginger-garlic paste and saute Add turmeric powder, water, jeera powder, red chilli powder.
  4. 4

    Add tomato puree, salt as per taste, gobindorbhog rice, sugar and mix it well Add fried potatoes, fish, water and let it cook on slow flame.
  5. 5

    Serve the Muri Ghonto hot.
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