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Fish Kofta Curry
 Cooking time :35 min.       Serving :  6 persons                           

        Fish(rohu)     400 gms        Oil            350 gms
        Onions         3(grated)      Egg            1
        Ginger         small piece    Flour          3 tbsp
        Garlic         10 cloves      Onions         2
        Garam masala   1 tsp          Tomatoes       3 
        Fried ground   1 tsp          Turmeric powder 1 tsp
        cumin          1 tsp          Coriander      1 tsp  
        Salt           taste          Cinnamon       2-3 sticks
        Chilli powder  1/2 tsp        Cardamoms      4 green
        Green chilli   4              Bay leaves     2-3 

Steam fish in a pressure cooker for a minute. Then remove the bones and mash. Grate onions and grind ginger and garlic. chop green chillies and beat egg.
Add onions, ginger garlic, chillies salt, garam masala, fried cumin powder and egg to the fish and mix well. Then make 16 balls out of it. Roll in flour. Deep fry the balls in oil till golden brown. Grind onions, ginger and garlic and chop tomatoes.Heat ghee in karahi. Add bay leaves,cinnamon, cardamom and cloves. Then add onion -ginger-garlic paste and fry till half done.
Add tomatoes, turmeric,chilli and coriander powder and salt. Fry the masalas till the oil seperates. Add fish balls and 1 cup of water. Cook till the gravy becomes thick and then remove from the fire.
Add fresh coriander leaves and serve.

---Ruby Niyogi.