Fried Fish In Mustard Gravy


Hello and welcome friends. Today I’ll be sharing a delicious fish curry recipe of Rohu fish which is made in a spicy mustard sauce and having a special, authentic taste. It is a regular in my kitchen on weekends and is a treat for all those who like to eat non-vegetarian food. So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:-For marinating fish

  1. Fish[Rohu] – 250 gms.
  2. Salt – According to taste.
  3. Turmeric powder – 1 tsp.
  4. Garlic paste – 1 tsp.

For frying fish

Vegetable oil.

For making gravy

  1. Yellow mustard and cumin paste – 2 1/2 tbsp.
  2. Red chilli powder -1 tsp.
  3. Garlic paste – 1 tsp.
  4. Tomato puree – 2 tbsp.

For tempering

  1. Cumin – 1 tsp.
  2. Bay leaf – 2
  3. Oil – tbsp.


Step 1 

Wash and cut fish in medium size pieces if it is whole.

Step 2

Marinate the fish with salt, turmeric powder and garlic paste and keep aside.

Step 3 

Take oil in a deep bottom pan and heat it up. When it is quite hot deep fry the fish and soak extra oil in tissue paper.

Step 4

To make the gravy, heat the given amount of oil in a karahi and add cumin seeds and bay leaf.

Step 5

Now add garlic paste and as it heats up a bit add red chilli powder and tomato puree and give it a good stir.

Step 6

Now add the mustard-cumin paste and fry it for 2 minutes but don’t fry it for long as it will get bitter in taste.

Step 7 

Now add water and let the gravy boil for 5 minutes after which put the fish pieces in it and boil it for 5 more minutes. The fish curry is thus ready.

Step 8

Garnish with chopped coriander and green chillies.

Do try this recipe at home. It is a delicious one with all the goodness of taste and health. Share your feedback and comments and clear doubts if you have any. This recipe is a table turner in itself and is served with steamed rice, a dash of lemon and some stir-fried veggies. Till then happy living, healthy cooking!!!





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Hi! I am Abha Jha and I welcome you all heartily to my blog. Cooking has been my passion for the better part of my life. I was brought up knowing the traditional Indian style of cooking from my ancestral home. I wish to pass on this treasure trove of delightful, easy and yummy recipes to foodies and budding chefs alike. I also love experimenting with food and discovering world cuisine. I wish to keep discovering amazing new recipe's and showcasing them with the world.

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