Doi Rui – Doi Maach – Fish in Yogurt Sauce  

This is  a yogurt based dish with a little bit of sweetness to it. It’s a delicacy on special occasions. Its very simple and easy dish.

Serving Size: 4 people

Cooking Time: 45 mins


  1. 4 pieces of Kata Rui or Rohu Fish
  2. Whole Garam Masala
  3. 1 Dried Red Chilly
  4. 1 Bayleaf
  5. Paste of 1 Onion
  6. 2” long Ginger paste
  7. 1 cup Beaten Yogurt
  8. Green Chilly paste
  9. Mustard oil
  10. Salt and Sugar to taste

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Sprinkle little bit of salt on the fish and mix it evenly.
  2. Heat mustard oil and fry the fish for 2-3 mins each side. Remove it when done.
  3. Add bay leaf, dried red chilly and whole garam masala to sputter in oil.
  4. Add onion paste. Fry the onion until it is light brown.
  5. Now add ginger paste and fry it until the raw flavor is gone.
  6. Add green chilly paste and beaten yogurt. Add a glass of water for gravy and salt and sugar as per taste.
  7. Add the fried fish when the spice mixture starts boiling. Cover the lid and cook it for about 5-7 mins.
  8. Take it out of the flame when done.

Serving Suggestion:

Enjoy it with white rice. It took me about 45 mins to prepare this recipe and serves 4 people.

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