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Rui Posto

Rui Posto Or Posto Pona Or Rahu In Poppyseed Paste

Rui Posto Or Posto Pona Or Rahu In Poppyseed Paste


Rohu is a most popular fish in Bengal, Assam, Orissa. And posto or Poppyseed is paste is very tasty thing to make gravy with it. Fried Rohu Fish Cooked In Sauce Made With Onion, Tomato & Poppyseed Paste.


  • Rahu or Rui Fish - 6 pieces
  • Poppy seeds - 4 tablespoon paste
  • Onion - 1/2 cup Chopped
  • Tomato (Sliced) - 1/2 cup
  • Turmeric powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Green chili - 4
  • Kalonji - 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard oil - 1/2 cup
  • Red Chilli Powder - As per taste
  • Salt - As per taste
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Cilantro (Chopped) - Handfull

About Recipe

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45 Minute(s)

Cooking Time »

20 Minute(s)

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Steps to Prepare

First clean the fish and marinade with half of turmeric and salt and keep aside for 10mins.

Now heat the oil in a kadai and fry the fish till golden brown, take them out and keep aside.

In the remaining oil add black kalonji and green chilies and when they splatter add the chopped onion.

Fry the onion till soften and now add the chopped tomatoes. Fry for few minutes. Now add the poppy seed paste, remaining turmeric ,red chili pwd ,salt and fry.

When oil separates from the gravy add the fried fish and fry again. Now add some water and bring the gravy boil.

Let the gravy boil till it becomes thick. Now remove the kadai from heat and garnish it with chopped fresh coriander leaves.

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Serving Tips

Serve it with steamed rice.


This is an authentic Benagali Lunch Dish served with steamed rice. Very tasty & popular dish.