To begin making the Pohala Jhola recipe, clean fish and give marks on it with knife. Add turmeric and salt and keep aside for 5 minutes.
Make a paste of garlic, onion, green chili and grind the tomatoes coarsely.
Heat oil in a cast iron pan and fry fish on both side until they are done. It will take 3 to 5 minute.
Take them out, add onion masala paste in the same pan and fry for a minute.
Add tomato paste, salt and fry for another 2 minutes until it’s done. Add water and let it boil for 2 minutes more.
Add cumin powder and mix well. Immediately add fried fishes to it and cook for 2 minute at low flame.
After 2 minutes, switch off the stove and it is ready to serve.
Serve Pohala Jhola with hot steamed rice for a delicious weekday lunch or dinner.