Masaledar Fish Curry

2:55 PM

Fish - 1/2 kg, washed properly and marinated for 30 minutes with 1/2 tsp each of salt and turmeric
Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 tsp
Onion -1 medium, finely sliced
Tomato - 1 small, finely chopped
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste

For making masala paste:

Garlic - 5-6 cloves
Dried red chillies - 2, deseeded
Black pepper - 2-3
Cardamom - 2
Cloves - 3
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Coriander seeds - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp


In a non stick pan, shallow fry the marinated fish pieces till light golden brown on both sides. Keep aside

In a kadhai, heat oil and splutter the fenugreek seeds

Add the onions and saute till golden brown in colour

Meanwhile prepare the masala paste by adding little water using all the ingredients required for making the masala paste

Add this mixture to fried onions

Add turmeric powder and salt and saute till oil separates, add water if required

Add the tomato and cook covered till it is fully mashed up

Add enough water and let it come to a boil

Add the fried fish pieces and simmer till done

Serve hot with roti/rice

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