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Sorse Rui

Sangeeta Basak
5 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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Its a very traditional bengali recipe of Rohu fish. Here Rohu is cooked in mustard sauce in bengali style.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • West Bengal
  • Frying
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Rohu fish- 2 large pieces (300 gram)
  2. Mustard oil- 4 tbsp + extra for garnish
  3. Mustard seeds paste- 3 tbsp
  4. Poppy seeds paste- 1 tbsp
  5. Turmeric Powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  6. Onion seeds- 1 pinch
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Green chilli paste- 1 teaspoon
  9. Green chilli(whole)- 2(slited)


  1. Marinate the fish with salt and pinch of turmeric powder.
  2. Take oil in a pan and allow it to heat until smoke comes out.
  3. Then fry the fish lightly. But don't overfry, otherwise outer part of fish will get tough.
  4. Take out the fish.
  5. Add onion seeds in oil and let it crackle.
  6. Add mustard seeds and poppy seeds paste.
  7. Add turmeric powder and salt to taste.
  8. Add green chilli paste.
  9. Bring it to boil.
  10. Add fish and whole green chilli.
  11. Cover and cook for 5 minutes in medium heat.
  12. Finish with extra mustard oil about 1 tbsp.

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Milli Garg
Milli Garg   Apr-24-2018

Would love to try this.

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