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#RECIPE | KalaJeera Masor Jhul with Nigella Seeds by Antara Boruah

If  you want to take your tastebuds for an adventure of a lifetime, the KalaJeera Masor Jhul with Nigella seeds is the perfect dish for you. Created by Antara Boruah, she introduces us to blended dish which she describes as, a “beautiful earthy flavor, a soothing breeze of fresh air with bold and beautiful spices”.
  • Fish 350 gms
  • Nigella Seeds 3tbsp
  • Black pepper 1/2 tbsp
  • Garlic 1 regular bulb whole
  • Green Chillies 4 slit
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice 2 tbsp
  • Mustard oil. Enough to shallow fry the fish and additional 2 tbsp.
  • Turmeric 1 tbsp
  • Mint leaves for garnish



  1. Marinate the fish with salt and turmeric.
  2. Make a smooth paste of Nigella seeds, garlic and black pepper. Make sure there is no coarse grains in the paste.
  3. Shallow fry the fish in mustard oil till half done.
  4. Add 2 tbsp oil to the same pan.
  5. Add the paste and let it cook for around 3-5 mins on medium heat.
  6. Add half a cup of warm water and let it simmer.
  7. Add the fish and cook till you have the desired consistency.
  8. Add Lime juice and cook for a min or so.
  9. Garnish with mint leaves and serve hot

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