Halwai March 21, 2019


• 500 g – rohu
• 2 – medium Onions
• 4 flakes – Garlic
• 1 tsp – each of Turmeric powder and Garam Masala
• 1 – big tomato, peeled and sliced
• a few sprigs of Coriander leaves
• salt and chilli powder to taste


  1. Grind onion and garlic. Cut the fish into slices, fry the slices and set aside.
  2. Heat 4 tbsps. mustard oil and fry the onion paste to a nice golden brown colour.
  3. Add all the spices and fry briefly.
  4. Put in the tomatoes and cook till dry.
  5. Pour in two cups of hot water, bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmering, add the slices of fish and cook till fish is tender and gravy thick.
  6. Serve decorated with sprigs of coriander leaves.