Cabbage With Fish Head, Oriya Style Dry Curry

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Rohu and Catla are the two common fish that are eaten in Odisha. But do you know they cook that big fish head too!! Usually in a wedding function it's a must for the lunch if fish is cooked for the diner party .While some enjoy them as deep fried ,some cook those fried heads with vegetables.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Served AsLunch
Servings 4


  • 1 Rohu fish head
  • 2 cups Cabbage chopped
  • One Big potato sliced
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Red chili powder
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • 5 cloves Garlic
  • 2 Green chilis
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seed
  • One Small onion
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 tsp Cinamon powder
  • 4 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • Salt


  • In pan add 1/2 cup water and 1/2 tbsp turmeric ,heat it .Add chopped cabbage and potato cubes and cover with a lid.Cook for 5-7 minute till they are almost done.
  • Marinate fish head with salt and 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder for 5 min.Heat oil on a skillet.Fry Fish head both side till they turn golden brown and crispy.You can also deep fry it. Take it out .
  • In the same pan add bay leaf ,chopped onion and fry till light brown . Make a coarse paste of ginger,garlic,green chili and cumin seeds.Add this paste and fry for 2-3 min .
  • Break fish head with hand and add this to pan along with chili powder.Fry for a minute. Add steamed cabbage and potato ,saute for another 5 min.Season with salt and cover the pan with lid. Cook for another 2 minutes at medium flame.
  • Make paste of cinnamon powder with little water and add this to cabbage and mix well.cook for 2 minute and serve hot with steam rice & dal.
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