Sarsoon Machhi Recipe


1/2 kg Rohu or Hilsa fish, cut into small pieces 
1/2 tsp coriander leaves chopped 
1 tsp mustard seeds 
1 tsp poppy seeds 
1 tsp cumin seeds 
4-5 kashmiri chillies
8 garlic flakes 
1/2 tsp turmeric powder 
1/4 tsp kalonji 
1 small raw mango cut into pieces or 2 tomatoes 
4 green chillies chopped 
a little curry leaves 
Salt To Taste 
4 tbsp mustard oil

How to make Sarsoon Machhi :

  • Clean and wash fish pieces well.
  • Apply one tsp. turmeric powder and two tsp. salt to the fish and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a flat vessel.
  • Add kalonji and curry leaves .
  • When the kalonji splutters, add the fish pieces and light fry them. Grind the rest of the ingredients to a paste.
  • Add 2 cups of water for the gravy and stir well.
  • Add the garam masala and salt. Simmer till the gravy becomes thick.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and green chillies. Serve sarsoon machhi hot with plain rice