The Indian carp (Labeo rohita) also known as the rohu is a freshwater fish species in the minnows or carps family (family Cyprinidae) of order Cypriniformes (carps) found commonly in rivers and freshwater lakes in India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Burma.
It is said that larger this fish gets, the tastier it becomes. That is true for Rohu fish. Lovely firm texture and non-oily meat make this one of the most popular fish in Bengal. 100 gm of raw Rohu fish contains 17 gm of Protein, 650 mg of Calcium and 175 mg of Phosphorus.