Hirvya Masalyache Bombil (Bombay ducks in green gravy)


10 freshBombayducks (bombil) apply salt and turmeric powder,

2 tbsp dry grated coconut,

2 tbsp fresh grated coconut,

1 medium sized onion,

4 to 5 green chilies (as per you taste),

Hand full of coriander leaves,

6 cloves of garlic,

1” piece of ginger,

1 tsp jeera,

5 to 6 kokum petals



3 tsp oil


Dry roast dry and fresh coconut till light brown.

Keep the entire onion in a gas burner till the outer skin burns. Click here for more details.

Blend together roasted coconut with peeled and washed onion, green chilies, coriander leaves, ginger, garlic and jeera to a fine paste.

Heat oil a deep bottomed pan and fry this ground masala for 5 to 6 mins.

Add kokum, salt and water and bring it to a boil.

Add fish and let it cook for 5 minutes.

Do not stir once you put the fish else it will break.

Serve hot with rice or chapattis.


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