Rohu (Carp) Fish with Sesame Seeds

Rohu fish with sesame seeds


  • 6-7 ┬álarge pieces of┬áRohu (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

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