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Lettuce Fish Curry

Lettuce Fish Curry

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


  • 2 Bunch Lettuce (Any variety)
  • 4-5 Medium Size Piece of Fish (Rohu, Katla, Ari, Barali or any other river fish)
  • 15-20 Cloves Garlic Chopped
  • 1 Medium Size Onion Chopped
  • 2-3 Green Chillies Sliced in the middle
  • 1/2 tbsp Kalonji
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric (Haldhi) Powder
  • 1-2 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • Salt To Taste


  • Clean the lettuce and chop the leaves.
    Lettuce Fish Curry
  • Chop onion and garlic.
    Lettuce Fish Curry
  • Meanwhile, marinate pieces of fish with salt and turmeric. Keep for 10-15 minutes.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a skillet.
    Fry the pieces of fish. Make sure both sides are golden brown. Don't overcook.
    Now, remove the pieces of fish and reserve.
  • In the same heated oil, add 1/2 tablespoon of kalonji. Sauté for 10 seconds.
  • Add the minced onion and garlic. Sauté until onion and garlic turn brown.
  • Now add chopped lettuce. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    Add salt and turmeric.
  • Cover the skillet. Stir occasionally by removing the lid.
    Use low to medium heat.
  • When the water dries, add 2 cups of hot water (or depending on the desired consistency).
    Also, add sliced green chilies.
  • When the water starts to boil, add the pieces of fish.
  • Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the fire.


Serve hot with plain rice.
Enjoy and Bon Appétit!!