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Climbing Perch Fish with Mustard – Koi Sorshe Recipe from Bandita’s Kitchen

Climbing Perch Fish or Koi Mach prepared with mustard seed paste (Sorshe Bata) is a popular Bengali dish. No onion, garlic, or ginger are used in this recipe. This is to ensure that the natural flavor of the koi mach remains intact. This simple dish is a contribution from our guest author, Kabita.

Try our other two koi mach recipe:

KOI MAS LAI XAAK RECIPE – CAT FISH LETTUCE GRAVY FROM RASHNA’S KITCHEN

CLIMBING PERCH FISH CURRY

Koi Sorshe

Climbing Perch Fish with Mustard - Koi Sorshe Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Assamese Cuisine, Bengali Cuisine, Indian
Servings 4 Person

Ingredients
  

  • 4-5 Medium Size Koi fish
  • 1 Big Size Potato
  • 1 tbsp Mustard Seeds
  • 4 Green Chillies
  • 1/2 tbsp Kalonji
  • 50 gm Mustard Oil
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric (Haldhi) Powder
  • Salt To Taste

Instructions
 

  • Marinate the koi fishes with turmeric powder and salt.
  • Peel the potatoes and cut into small size cubes.
  • Make a thick paste of mustard seeds and green chillies.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Half Fry the fish and set aside in a dish. Do not allow to cook completely.
  • In the same oil, fry the potato cubes till golden brown. Keep aside.
  • Now, using the same oil, add kalonji. Saute for a while.
  • Add the fried potatoes, 1/4 tbsp turmeric powder and salt.
  • Fry till oil secretes from the ingredients.
  • Now, add mustard seeds and green chillies paste.
  • Mix well.
  • Stir for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add a cup of hot water. Allow to boil.
  • Now, add the koi fishes. Cook till gravy thicken.
  • Remove from fire.

Notes

The dish is best served with rice.
Enjoy and Bon Appétit!!

Bandita is a working professional, a lovely wife and mother. She likes to try her hands in cooking new recipes. She has contributed her dishes in many forums.