- Bombay duck / Loittya fish – 6 – 7
- Garlic Paste – 1 tbsp.
- Medium Onions – 2, chopped
- Green Chilli – 6 -7, chopped
- Ginger Paste – 1 tsp
- Kashmiri Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
- Salt and Turmeric Powder – as required
- Mustard Oil – 3 tbsp.
- Coriander Leaves – a handful
- Tomato Sauce – 1 tbsp
Clean and Cut the fish into 2 pieces. Discard the head and tail. Smear with salt and turmeric and keep aside.
Heat oil in a wide pan and put the garlic first, stir.
Put the loittey pieces …… stir carefully turning only once ……. After 2-3 min cover the pan with a heavy lid.
After 4-5 min, remove the cover, put salt, remaining turmeric powder , the red chili powder, all mixed in little water and the ginger paste.
Pour the water and gently stir the fish pieces and shake the pan holding the handles and cover again.
Cook for further 10-12 min in low heat ………check once in between and if dried up, add little water. Remove from heat … put the tomato sauce, shake the pan holding the handles …… spread chopped coriander leaves. Serve with plain rice.