Bihari Fish Curry

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I often make fish curry this way as it is a simple and quick recipe. Here is how I do it..
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Prep Time1 hour
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time1 hour 15 minutes
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Savoury, Spicy
Calories 1019 kcal
Servings 2


  • 1/ 2 kg Rohu fish
  • 1 tsp Mustard Yellow Mustard
  • 1/ 2 tsp Fenugreek seeds
  • 1 Onion medium
  • 10 to 12 cloves Garlic thick
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • Red chili powder as per taste
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • 1 Tomato medium
  • Salt to taste


  • Soak mustard seeds & fenugreek seeds separately for 1 hour
  • Meanwhile wash fish . Peel ginger garlic onion . Chop tomato.
  • Once seeds are soaked for an hour using a grinder make a fine paste of onion ginger garlic tomato & seeds.
  • Heat mustard oil to its smoking point in a wok. Add the ground paste of previous step.
  • Cook for a min. Add all dry spices and salt. Mix well. Cook on medium flame until Masala starts leaving the sides of wok
  • Add 1 glass of water. Once it starts boiling add fish. Lower the flame & cook covered for 5- 6 min.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice

Recipe Notes

  • 5-6  min is the time for a small fish if you are using big fish it can be 10 min or more
  • For similar recipe Bachua fish can be used.
  • For any other fish check the cooking time because some fishes get chewy if overcooked
  • For more flavour 1 tbsp of curd can be added
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 1019kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 181g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 430mg | Sodium: 579mg | Potassium: 4471mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 919IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 219mg | Iron: 6mg

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