FarshFarsh fish also known as Sweetlips is a local well-known fish. It is mainly famous for its use in local dishes such as mandi or biryani. Farsh can be grilled or deep-fried with herbs. It is also used for curries and brings an enjoyable taste.
Farsh Fish can be recognized by their large scales that are closely set together. It is much more elongated than other types of sea bream, with a sloping forehead and smallmouth. Its scales are shiny in silver-grey color. The common farsh fish has 5 dorsal spines, 31 to 32 vertebrae, and 7 to 8 dorsal soft rays. It has a deeper bodied than its relative, the European sea bass and with 5 or 6 lateral line scales.
The typical farsh fish's maximum length is 80 cm (31 in) and weight about 3 kilograms (6.5 lb). Most farsh fish tend to be between 20 and 50 cm (8 and 20 in). The life expectancy of the farsh fish is 18 years.
Farsh Fish, unlike most other types of edible saltwater fish, does not have a swim bladder. Instead, its digestion works similarly to most bottom feeders - it gets all its nutrition from small organisms on the ocean floor that it eats when it sucks the sand on the ocean floor.
Cut into fillets, farsh fish can be prepared in many different ways including broiling, frying, baking and steaming. It is also used for curries and brings an enjoyable taste. Farsh Fish tend to have a sweet flavor of their own therefore they are often cooked with strong spices
Fish is very important in Pakistani cooking. It is used for making curries, stews, and soups. You can fry it or roast it to go with rice dishes. Fish curry goes perfectly with steamed rice and fish biryani is a special dish from the Sindh province of Pakistan. In this recipe, we will show you how to make sweetlips fish biryani.
The spices used in this recipe are typically Pakistani spices. If you don't have them available, you can use whole bay leaves and cardamom pods instead of cloves and cinnamon stick. You will need fresh young basmati rice for the best results. The length of the grain is what gives Pakistani rice dishes their special taste.
The fish can be grilled or fried with herbs completely before cooking it in the biryani; however, you can also use it raw if you like more of a curry rather than a biryani flavor. This dish is very spicy but tastes amazing! Give this recipe a try and let us know what you think.