Muj Gaad (Kashmir Style Fish Curry)

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Muj Gaad (Kashmir Style Fish Curry)


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 25 Min


Serves : 3
  • 3-4 nos rohu

  • 1/4 tsp salt, turmeric powder and red chii powder to marinate

  • 1 nos small radish, cut into long chunks

  • 2-3 tbsp mustard oil

  • 1 tsp shahjeera

  • 4 nos cloves

  • 2 nos green cardamoms

  • 1 tbsp kashmiri red chili powder

  • 1/2 tsp ginger powder

  • 1 tsp fennel powder

  • 1 tsp garam masala powder

  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida

  • 1 tsp salt or to taste

  • 2 nos green chilies


  • Marinate the fish pieces with a pinch of salt, turmeric powder and red chili powder for 10 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the fish pieces and the radish separately. Drain and keep aside. Temper the same oil with shahjeera, cloves and cardamoms.
  • Add all the dry spices mixed with some water. Saute till the oil separates. Now add 2 cups of water and bring it to a boil.
  • Gently drop in the fried fish, fried radish and green chilies. Cover and simmer till the gravy thickens. Add the tamarind paste mixed with 1/2 cup water.