Halwai January 12, 2018

Ingredients:

• 500 g – hilsa or rohu
• 2 – medium Potatoes
• 1 – medium Brinjal
• 5 – small parvals
• 1 tsp – Cumin seeds
• 1 tsp – each of Garam Masala and Turmeric powder
• 4 – green chillies, minced
• a few sprigs – Coriander leaves
• salt and chilli powder to taste

Method:

  1. Peel and cube potatoes and parvals.
  2. Slice brinjals.
  3. Clean and wash the fish.
  4. Cut into slices.
  5. Fry the fish to a light golden colour in mustard oil and set aside.
  6. Heat 4 tbsps. mustard and toss in cumin seeds and bay leaves.
  7. When the seeds stop popping, put in all the spices with the exception of garam masala, salt and vegetables and fry for 5 minutes.
  8. Cover with hot water and cook till the vegetables are almost done.
  9. Put in the fish and chillies and continue cooking till the vegetables and fish are done.
  10. Serve sprinkled with garam masala and coriander leaves.