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Pohala Jhola

Sai Priya
20 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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"Pohala" fish is a common variety we get in local fish market. Usually small sizes are available through out the year in Odisha. This spicy curry is enjoyed at best when served with para boiled rice.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Orissa
  • Frying
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 300 gm Pohala Fish
  2. 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  3. 2 Tomato ,medium size
  4. 2 Red Onion, medium size
  5. 4 Green Chili
  6. garlic 8 cloves
  7. 1 tsp Cumin powder
  8. 3 tbsps Mustard oil
  9. water 3 cup
  10. salt to taste


  1. Clean fish and give marks on it with a knife. Add turmeric and salt and keep aside for 5 minute.
  2. Make a paste of garlic,onion,green chili. Grind tomatoes coarsely .
  3. Heat oil and fry fish on both side until they are done.It will take 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Take them out, add onion masala paste in the same pan and fry for a minute.
  5. Add tomato paste,salt and fry for another 2 minute until it's done.
  6. Add water and let it boil for 2 minutes.
  7. Add cumin powder and mix well .Immediately add fried fishes to it and cook for 2 minute at low flame. It's done.Serve hot.

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Bindiya Sharma
Bindiya Sharma   Jul-15-2016

looks amazing!

Swati Das Patnaik
Swati Das Patnaik   Jul-14-2016

bahut bhala heichi.

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