Rawas Ambat Tikhat

This is a typical Maharashtrian dish – Rawas cooked in a hot and sour gravy. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Rawas Ambat Tikhat

Main Ingredients Indian salmon (rawas), Kokum petals
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Rawas Ambat Tikhat

  • 250 grams Indian salmon (rawas) cut into medium pieces
  • 4-5 Kokum petals
  • 4-5 + for garnishing Dried red chillies
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup Scraped coconut fresh
  • 4-5 Black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup Coconut milk


  1. Take fish in a bowl. Add salt, turmeric powder and ginger-garlic paste, mix well and set aside to marinate.
  2. Grind together coconut, chillies, peppercorns, coriander seeds and garlic with little water into a fine paste.
  3. Soak kokum in some water.
  4. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add onion and sauté till golden. Add prepared paste, mix well and sauté for a minute. Add some water, mix and bring to a boil.
  5. Add marinated fish, mix lightly and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add coconut milk and stir to mix. Add kokum and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Serve hot garnished with a dried chilli.