Levta no Patio / New England Smelts or Anchovies Sauce


Levta no Patio
Levta no Patio
  • 1kg levta (small fish like new england smelts, fresh anchovies, anchovies or smelts can be substituted)
  • 2 tomatoes skinned and chopped
  • 1 tbsp green chilly garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1tsp chilly powder
  • 1tsp coriander cummin powder
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • chopped coriander leaves


  1. Marinate levta in salt, turmeric, chilly and dhanajeera powder
  2. Heat oil in a pan.
  3. Next add tomatoes and cook till soft.
  4. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for 1 minute.
  5. Add levta and mix gently.
  6. Close  lid and cook on medium flame without water for 7 to 8 minutes.
  7. Add coriander leaves and little fried onion.
  8. Serve hot with khichri

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