Mustard Fish- my style | How to make Mustard Fish- my style

By Ritu Sharma  |  29th Sep 2015  |  
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About Mustard Fish- my style Recipe

A fish curry cooked with aromatic mustard seeds and paste.

Mustard Fish- my style

Ingredients to make Mustard Fish- my style

  • 6 Fish pieces
  • 1 1/2cup onions chopped
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 4 green chillies
  • 5-6 tbsp mustard Oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp mustard paste
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • salt to taste

How to make Mustard Fish- my style

  1. Clean the fish pieces properly. Mix a tsp of turmeric powder, salt and lemon juice in a small bowl.
  2. Rub all over the fish pieces. Leave for 30 mins to marinate.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a shallow frying pan, fry the fish pieces until slightly brown. Remove and keep aside.
  4. Heat the remaining oil in another pan and add mustard seed. Once it splutters, add dry red chilli. Stir for a minute.
  5. Add ginger and garlic paste along with the onion. Stir fry till it turns slightly brown.
  6. Now add the mustard paste, red chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder
  7. Add some water to make a little gravy and bring it to boil. Add the fish pieces, season with salt and cook until fish is done.
  8. Garnish with green chillies and serve hot.

Reviews for Mustard Fish- my style (6)

ronita daniel3 years ago

Trying this with rehu

Indrani Sarma4 years ago


Sanjula Thangkhiew4 years ago

@Bina Bedi- Rohu fish @Priti Desai - I haven't tried but do try and let me know if it works :)

Priti Desai4 years ago

Ritu would this work with other seafood like prawns?

preeti Kohli4 years ago


bina bedi4 years ago

Ritu any particular fish recommended?