Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Rui maacher phulcopi diye jhol / Rohu with Cauliflower


6 pieces of Rohu fish
1 small cauliflower
4 small or 2 medium Potatoes
1/2 tsp cumin seed
1 tsp cumin Powder
2 tsp coriander powder
3/4 tsp turmeric for the curry "jhole" &
about 2 tsp to coat the fish before frying them
6 tbsp oil for frying the fish
2 tbsp for the Curry


1. Wash the pieces,  pat dry. Rub with salt and turmeric .
2. Heat oil in a kadai / wok till it smokes.
3. Add the pieces into the oil a few at a time.Fry.
4. Slice the cauliflower into  florets,  and then fry.
5. Cut the potatoes into cubes. .
6. Heat oil in a kadai. Add cumin seeds. When they crackle, add the cubed potatoes. Fry for a while.
7. Add the cumin, coriander & turmeric powders. Season with salt.
 8. Add Wate to make the curry About 1 large cup. Cover and lower flame.
9. When the potatoes are nearly boiled, the water reduced, add the cauliflowers, the fish and 3-4 slit green chillies Adjust the water for the might have to add some more. This is after all a curry.
10. Add a pinch of sugar
11. Cook over high flame for 5 minutes.
12. Serve with hot rice.