Muj Gaad
Fish and radish may be an unusual combination, but this recipe is a burst of flavours.
Muj Gaad Recipe by Chef Ajay Chopra

- 4

Cooking Time

-35 Min


- main course


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 20 Min


  • 1 kg rohu fish
  • salt
  • 3 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 tbsp mustard oil
  • 1/2 kg white daikon radish
  • 2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida
  • water as needed
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp fennel powder
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri ver masala


  1. 1

    To Make Muj Ghad, Marinate fish pieces in salt red chilly powder and turmeric.
  2. 2

    Deep fry the marinated fish till fish is done.
  3. 3

    Peel the radish and cut in 1 12 inch long batons and deep fry radish batons in same oil till golden brown.
  4. 4

    Remove oil from the pan, leaving 2 tbsp oil for gravy.
  5. 5

    In Pan add red chilli powder, asafoetida water and stir well.
  6. 6

    Add salt fennel powder Kashmiri ver masala water and stir gravy.
  7. 7

    Add fried radish and fish to the pan and cook till fish and radish absorb all the flavours.
  8. 8

    Garnish murji gaad with fresh coriander leaves and serve with steamed rice.

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