Fish kosha is a delicious Bengali recipe prepared in a mixture of yogurt and basic spices. It is a simple and tasty dish that is mostly served with steamed rice. This recipe is prepared using rohu fish or Katla fish. Also known as Carpo fish, rohu is a good source of protein, Omega 3 fatty acids, and vitamins A, B, and C. Fish has essential nutrients that are good for our health. Prepare this recipe at home and enjoy it with your friends and family. Make this recipe at festive occasions or parties such as kitty parties, birthdays, and anniversaries. Just follow the simple step by step recipe and prepare a bowl of delicious fish kosha.
Ingredients of Fish Kosha
- 500 gm rohu fish
- 2 medium onion
- 1 tablespoon garlic paste
- 1 teaspoon turmeric
- 1 teaspoon red chili powder
- 2 leaf bay leaf
- 1 tablespoon ginger paste
- salt as required
- 50 gm yogurt (curd)
Step 1 Marinate the fish
Marinate the pieces of the fish in turmeric powder and salt for a few minutes. Then, fry it lightly in mustard oil and keep it aside.
Step 2 Saute onion and prepare gravy
Heat oil in a pan, fry the chopped onion with bay leaf till the onion becomes golden brown. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry with the onion on low flame. Add yogurt and red chili powder to it. Add 2 cups of water to it with a half spoon of turmeric powder.
Step 3 Cook the fish and serve hot
Add salt according to taste and cook on full flame. When the water starts boiling, add the fried fishes to it and cook it on full flame for 5 minutes. When the gravy becomes thick, turn off the flame. Serve hot with steamed rice.