- 6-7 large pieces of Rohu (carp fish)
- 4 tablespoons white sesame seeds
- 2 tablespoons yellow mustard seeds
- 6-7 green chillies
- 7-8 cloves of garlic, pounded to a paste
- 1 tsp ginger paste
- 1 tsp turmeric powder
- 3-4 tablespoons of milk
- Salt and sugar to taste
- Mustard oil as per requirement
Soak mustard seeds with 4 green chillies and some salt for half an hour and then grind into a smooth paste.
Dry roast the sesame seeds on a pan, soak them in water for 10 minutes and grind to a smooth paste. Keep aside.
Wash the fish pieces and smear them with salt and turmeric. Heat oil in a skillet and fry the fish pieces golden on both sides.
In the same oil add in the ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell is gone. Make a mixture of the mustard paste with milk and add it. Then add the fried fish pieces, and salt to taste, followed by the sesame seeds paste and a cup of water. Give it a good stir, cover and cook for 5-7 minutes. Turn off the flame and garnish with slit green chillies and chopped coriander leaves.
Recipe credit: Anindita Pramanik