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Is catla a good fish?

Asked: Patrick Dompierre, Last Updated:

The catla fish is another mainstay of Bengal and Bihar. It is not as big as the roh, or eaten in as many dishes. But it is still very tasty; it's best when cooked in mustard oil. Catla is also pretty healthy as it has a substantial concentration of protein while being low in saturated fat.

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