Phulkobi Alu Diya Maasor Jhul (Fish Cooked with Cauliflower and Potatoes)


  • 6 pieces of Rohu fish
  • 1 large potato cut into thick wedges
  • 1 small head of cauliflower
  • 1 medium tomato, grated
  • 2 tsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 green chillies, slit
  • 1 tsp panch phoran
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 tbsp mustard oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves


  1. Rub salt and a little turmeric powder on the fish pieces. Set aside for 15 minutes
  2. In a small bowl, add ginger, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder. Mix it with a little water and set aside
  3. Heat oil in a Kadhai
  4. Fry the fish lightly and set aside
  5. In the same oil, fry the cauliflower and potato and set aside
  6. In the remaining oil, add panch phoran
  7. When the seeds splutter, add tomato and sauté till oil leaves the sides
  8. Add the masala paste and fry till oil releases
  9. Now add the cauliflower and potatoes and sauté on medium heat for 2-3 minutes
  10. Add 2 cups of warm water and let it come to boil
  11. Add the fish, reduce the heat and cover with a lid
  12. Cook till the vegetables are tender
  13. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve with rice

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