Fish curry in Odia style|How to make fish curry in odia style

Being an odia , my love for fish and potato is immense. Fresh rohu fish first deep fried then cooked with the spices is the way of how odia loves to eat fish . There are so many fish recipes available in India but today I am gonna write about odia style of cooking fish curry .

Rohu Fish curry


Rohu fish pieces – 4-5

Potato – 2 (cut it into 4 pieces)

Tomato – 1

Mustard oil for deep fry and cooking

Rice flour- 3-4 tbsp

Turmeric -3 tbsp

Kashmiri Red chili powder- 1 and 1/2 tbsp

Cumin powder- 1 tbsp

Coriander powder – 2 tbsp

Salt as per taste

Coriander leaves- 2 tbsp

Water – 2-3 cups

For masala paste –

Grind 1 onion, 7-8 garlic cloves, 2 inches Ginger piece, 2 green chilli .


*First clean the fish then marinate it with 2 tbsp of turmeric powder, 1 tbsp of red chilli powder,3 tbsp of rice flour(or you can add cornflour),2 tbsp of mustard oil and salt as per taste for atleast half an hour . Keep it aside.

*At this time grind the masala paste mentioned earlier.

*Heat oil for deep frying. First deep fry the potato pieces for at least 10 min in low – medium flame .

*Then deep fry all the fish pieces in medium flame. Fish pieces should be in golden colour. You can have it as fish fry too .

*After deep frying take out the extra oil and use only 3-4 tbsp of oil.

*Add the onion ,ginger , garlic masala paste and sauté it for 2-3 min then add tomato pieces. Add salt and cover it for a minute.

* Now add 1 tbsp turmeric powder, 1 and half of kashmiri red chilli powder, coriander and cumin powder. Add little bit of water . Give it a nice stir .

* When oil starts separating from the gravy add the fried potatoes and cover it for 2 min .

* Again add half cup of water and Cook it for 2 min , then add all the fried fish pieces. Mix everything well.

*Then add 2 cups of water , chopped coriander leaves.

*Bring it into a nice boil . And switch off the flame. And it’s done.

Have it with rice . And it tastes delicious.

Happy cooking….

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *