Mustard and curd fish

Mustard and curd fish is a popular Indian Curries
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Serves 4
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10-12 pieces fish pieces, Rohu or any other

2 tsp - mustard powder

2 cups - Curd beaten

salt to taste

1 tsp - Turmeric powder

Mustard oil for frying the fish


  1. Sprinkle salt and turmeric powder on the fish and keep aside for 10 mins.
  2. Heat enough oil for deep frying and fry the fish pieces a few at a time till crisp and golden brown.
  3. Remove most of the oil leaving only a 2-3 tsp. in the pan. Remove the oil from fire, mix in the beaten curd. mustard powder and a few slit green chillies (optional). Blend well so that the mustard and curd mix well in the oil.
  4. Add a cup of water. Put the mixture back on fire and add the fish pieces. Boil over low heat for 2-3 mins.
  5. Serve with plain rice.

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