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Author sreya85 Yield No Value
Published Aug 27, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Non Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Standing Time 1 hour


Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Rohu Or Hilsa Fish, Cut Into Small Pieces 500 Grams
Coriander Leaves Chopped 1/2 Teaspoons
Mustard Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Poppy Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Cumin Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Kashmiri Chillies 4-5 Numbers
Garlic Flakes 8 Numbers
Turmeric Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Kalonji 1/4 Teaspoons
Tomatoes 2 Numbers
Green Chillies Chopped 4 Numbers
Curry Leaves To Taste
Salt To Taste
Mustard Oil 4 Tablespoons


  • Clean and wash fish pieces well.
  • Apply one tsp. turmeric powder and two tsp. salt to the fish and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a flat vessel.
  • Add kalonji and curry leaves .
  • When the kalonji splutters, add the fish pieces and light fry them. Grind the rest of the ingredients to a paste.
  • Add 2 cups of water for the gravy and stir well.
  • Add the garam masala and salt. Simmer till the gravy becomes thick.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and green chillies. Serve sarsoon machhi hot with plain rice.
Posted Aug 27, 2007

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Dorothy May 13, 2011
Tasted very good--don't know if it tasted authentic, as I've never had this dish before. One question: you state to add "the garam masala" but you don't have the amount listed in the recipe. I just guessed as to how much to add.

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