indian recipes

Lau Tenga

Indian Cooking Recipe : Lau Tenga (Fish in Lauki)

Ingredients :
500 gms fish (cut into pieces)
1 cup mustard oil
1 tsp turmeric
½ tsp fenugreek seeds
2-3 green chillies
1 tbsp lemon juice
300 gm lauki
Salt to taste

Method :
Peel and cut the lauki into small pieces.
Sprinkle salt and turmeric on the fish pieces and keep aside for 15 minutes.
Heat the oil in a pan and fry the fish pieces a few at a time till they turn golden brown on both sides.
Drain and keep aside.
To the same oil, add the fenugreek seeds and the green chillies and allow to splutter.
Lower the flame and add the lauki pieces, turmeric powder and salt to taste.
Mix well and add 1 cup of water
Cover with a lid and cook till the lauki becomes tender. Mix in the fried fish pieces and stir gently.
Cook for another 2 to 3 minutes and take off from the flame.
Mix in the lime juice and stir gently.