Jika-2 nos(Ridge Gourd cut along its length and then sliced into 1 inch pieces)
Horiyoh paste(Yellow mustard pieces ground into a paste)
Onions-2 (made into a paste)
The onion paste is first fried in hot mustard oil.Oil used is minimum.
Once the onions get brown crushed garlic is added which is soon followed by the bayleaf and jika pieces.
When the jika pieces shrink completely mustard seeds are added and after a quick stir fry water is added and gravy is set to boil .On getting boiled fried fish or prawns are added.
The gravy is set to boil further on low steam so that the fishes get soaked in completely in the gravy.