Many varieties of fish are available in Bihar. As there is no sea in Bihar, people have taste for fresh water fishes only.
Here we give the recipe for Rohu fish which is very tasty and popular in Bihar.
Rohu fish half Kg cleaned and cut in pieces, turmeric powder 1 tea spoon, red chili powder1 tea spoon, Garlic paste 1 table spoon, Mustard seeds paste 1 table spoon, coriander powder 1tea spoon, salt to taste, fenugreek (methi) leaves, sua leaves, mustard oil, curd 1 spoon
First marinate the fish pieces for about half an hour by mixing it with curd, salt and powders of turmeric, red chili.
Heat 4-5 spoons oil and fry the marinated fish pieces and keep them aside. Heat oil in another kadai, add half spoon fenugreek seeds and allow becoming brown. Then add paste of mustard and garlic, powders of turmeric, red chili, coriander and salt to taste, 1 spoon curd and cook the spices till oil starts oozing out. Add water to make a curry and allow to boil to have desired thickness. Add fried fish pieces and leaves of sua and methi into the curry and allow boiling for 2 minutes.
The delicious Rohu fish curry is now ready to serve. Generally it is had with plain rice