How to make Dhabi Fish -

Fish marinated in spiced yogurt and cooked with onions and other spices

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Rohu Fish (रोहू मछली), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Dhabi Fish

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The Bengalis are great food lovers and take pride in their cuisine.  In fact so obsessed are they about food, that the man of the house goes to the market daily to buy a fresh supply vegetables and fish which is a must in their daily menu.  The medium of cooking is mustard oil which adds its own pungency.  Another very important item of Bengali cuisine is the variety of sweets or mishti as they call them.  Most of them are milk based and are prepared from chhena.
A meal, for the Bengali, is a ritual in itself.  Bengalis spend not only the great deal of time thinking about the food but also on its preparation and eating. 

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Dhabi Fish Recipe

  • Rohu Fish 1 inch pieces 400 grams

  • Yogurt whisked 1 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onions chopped 3 medium

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies chopped 3


Step 1

ke yogurt in a bowl, add turmeric powder, salt and garam masala powder, mix well and marinate the fish pieces in this mixture for fifteen minutes.

Step 2

at oil, add onion, sauté until soft. Add ginger paste, garlic paste and green chillies, sauté for two to three minutes.

Step 3

Add fish along with marinade and cook for five to seven minutes or until done. Serve hot.

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