Recipe by Sonali

This is one of the loved dish of Bengal. A thick gravy composed in balanced taste and nicely aromatic, fish curry. It is a must have dish in marriages.

Style: Traditional | Cooking time: 30 min
Servings: 2



Fish – 2 (pieces)

Onion – 1 (paste)

Tomato – ½ (chopped)

Garlic paste – 1tsp

Ginger paste – 1 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1 tsp

Chili powder – 1 tsp

Cumin powder - 1 tsp

Garam masala powder – ½ tsp

Oil – 1tbsp

Raisins – 5-6



  1. Wash the fishes, pat them dry and rub them with salt and turmeric powder.
  2. Heat oil in a pan fry the fishes and keep aside.
  3. Now add cumin seeds, bay leaf, let them pop.
  4. Add ½ tsp sugar let it caramelize, then add chopped onion, garlic paste, ginger paste, tomato chopped, fry well till oil oozes out.
  5. Now add little water then add turmeric powder, chili powder, cumin powder, salt & sugar, fried fishes and cover the pan.
  6. Make a paste of raisins and add it, cook for a while.
  7. Add garam masala powder, serve hot with rice.

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