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Aloo phulkopi die maache

Fish steaks fried and cooked in a simple gravy made with tomatoes, cauliflower and potatoes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Bengali, Indian
Keyword Bengali delicacy, Bengali fish curry, fish curry
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 157kcal


  • 5-6 pieces of fish steaks fried
  • 2 tbsp mustard oil or any vegetable oil
  • 1 large potato cut into wedges
  • 2 cups cauliflower florets
  • 1/2 cup peas
  • 2 green chilies slit
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 medium tomato chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 spring cilantro chopped


  • Heat oil and fry potatoes and cauliflower. Remove from heat and drain on to absorbent paper.
  • To the same oil, add green chilies, and onions. Cook until translucent.
  • Now add tomatoes and ginger paste and cook until soft.
  • Add salt, turmeric, and chili powers. Sauté for 5-6 more minutes.
  • Add the fried veggies and peas, and add 1/2 cup water if needed. Let simmer for a few minutes.
  • Add fish steaks and let cook for 5 minutes over medium-low heat.
  • Add cilantro and remove from heat.
  • Serve with steamed white rice.


Calories: 157kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 104mg | Potassium: 549mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 489IU | Vitamin C: 51mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg