Tengra in Mustard Sauce

Tengra is a fresh water catfish. This is a simple recipe with loads of freshly ground yellow mustard seeds.

  • Tengra Fish. Cleaned. About 300 grams.
  • Yellow Mustard seeds, 3 tablespoons.
  • Fresh Chilies.
  • Garlic.
  • Coconut.
  • Turmeric Powder.
  • Chilly Powder.
  • Tomato puree, about 1/2 a cup.
  • Garam Masala Powder.
  • Fresh coriander, chopped.
  • Mustard oil.
  • Salt

Get water to a boil. Pour it over the mustard seeds. Let them soak it in this for an hour.

Blend together the drained mustard seeds, coconut, chilies and garlic into a paste.

Heat mustard oil and then fry the mustard paste in it. Keep stirring and use medium heat. When its turning lightly golden, add chilly powder, garam masala and salt. Dilute with pureed tomatoes. Cook till the oily sheen develops.

Add the fish and fresh coriander. Mix well. Dilute with half a cup of water.

Cover and cook on low flame for about 10 minutes.



Published by Imran

A s/w engineer by profession, I cook for my family.

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