Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Mudi ghonto - Fish head in rice,potato and spices


1.Fish head - 1 no(taken from a fish weighing 1.5kg)
2.Rice - 3tsp
3.Potato - 1 medium size(cut lengthwise)
4.Onion - 1 medium size (julienned)
5.Ginger - 1 inch(finely chopped)
6.Garlic - 5cloves(finely chopped)
7.Desi ghee - 1/2 tsp
8.Turmeric powder - 3/4tsp
9.Salt to taste
10.Garam masala powder - 1tsp
11.Red chilly powder - 1/2tsp
12.Mustard oil - 5tsp


Marinate the fish head with 1 tsp salt and 1/2tsp turmeric powder.Keep aside for 15mins.Heat oil in a pan and pan fry the fish head from both sides until golden brown.Drain and remove.In the same oil add onion,ginger,garlic and stir fry till fat starts releasing.Now add rice and stir fry for one minute in low flame.Next add turmeric powder,red chilly powder and salt.Add the fish head,potato and mix all the ingredients.Add little water and cover.Uncover after 2mins and break the fish head with a spatula and cook covering it for 2 to 3 minutes or till the potato and rice gets cooked thoroughly.Now add garam masala powder and ghee giving a final stir.Serve hot with steamed rice.


  1. Thanks for good dinner courtesy to you.Cant we use fish piece instead of head.

  2. Yes,that will give another twist,try with some small fish instead of head.