Clean & Slice seer fish into thin pieces.
:- For other fishes keep it whole.
Dry the wet pieces with a piece of cloth.
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and smear on both the sides of the fish.
keep it aside for marination for at least 2 hours
Take a deep tawa (aapachatti). Put 4 tbsp saw dust. Place a circular grill above the saw dust and not touching it.
Place one layer of the marinated fish on the grill . Cover the tawa with a loose lid.
Heat the tawa . The saw dust starts burning producing smoke and heat. Smoke escapes out of the loose lid.
Cook it not more than 5 minutes.
For the next batch, change the burnt saw dust with fresh saw dust. Cook the remaining fish similarly.
Garnish with lemon, cucumber,tomato, onion, and mint chutney.