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Mustard Fish Curry Recipe

Updated: Oct 19, 2023

Are you craving a classic Bengali-style Mustard Fish Curry that's quick and easy to make at home? Join us as we guide you through some simple steps, helping you nail this timeless recipe in no time!

Recipe for fish curry made with mustard oil
Mustard Fish Curry Recipe

Introducing our recipe for Mustard Fish Curry for your next weekend cooking session. This fish curry recipe is quite easy to prepare at home because it just needs limited ingredients and is best for serving surprise guests.

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 35 mins

Servings: 3 Difficulty: Moderate


  • P Mark Kachi Ghani Mustard oil: 3 tbsp

  • Rohu Fish: 5 pieces

  • Coconut Flake: 3 tbsp

  • Mustard Seeds: 3 tbsp

  • Poppy seeds: 4 tbsp

  • Green Chillies: 5

  • Salt: According to taste

  • Water: As required


  1. Wash the fish pieces and gently pat them dry using a paper towel.

  2. Soak the mustard and poppy seeds in water for an hour or so.

  3. In the meantime, marinate the fish pieces with a pinch of salt and turmeric.

  4. Once the mustard and poppy seeds are soaked, blend them with coconut flakes to create a smooth paste.

  5. Heat 2 tbsp of mustard oil in a pan and fry the marinated fish, flipping them until golden brown. Set the fried fish aside.

  6. Add 1 tbsp of mustard oil to the pan and, once it's heated, add the green chilies and fry them nicely.

  7. Add the blended paste that we had created to the pan. Cook it for some time and add the fried fish pieces.

  8. Add a splash of water, season with salt, and cover the pan with a lid, allowing the fish curry to simmer.

  9. Your mustard fish curry is now ready. Transfer it to a serving dish and garnish with sliced green chilies. Serve hot with steamed rice.

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