September 19, 2011

Punjabi Fish Curry


After a weekend with lots of meat devouring and cook-outs, I  was really craving for a fish curry paired with some Rice. Hence I decided to treat myself with this heavenly dish. Hope you will enjoy this too!

Serves 4

Ingredients

To be ground
1/2 Cup - Shallots OR 3/4 Cup - Red onions
6 cloves - Garlic
1" - Fresh Ginger
1 1/2 Tbsp - Coriander powder
1 Tsp - Cumin seeds / Jeera
1/2 Tsp - Turmeric powder
1/4 Tsp - Amchur
1/4 Tsp - Garam Masala
6 - Dry red chilly

For Fish curry
1 lb - Fresh Fish like Tilapia
1 Cup - Tomato (Chopped)
1 Cup - Red onions (Sliced)
1/2 Cup - Yogurt
10 - Black peppercorns
1 1/2 Cup - Water
Cilantro/Coriander leaves

Directions
  • Grind the ingredients mentioned in the first section withsome water in a blender. Keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the peppercorn followed by onions.Sauteuntil brown.
  • Add the ground paste and saute until the water dries off.
  • Add tomatoes and saute well. Cook until the tomatoes are soft and blend into the paste.
  • Beat the yogurt and add it to the pan. Cook for 8-10 mins.
  • Add water and bring it to a boil.
  • Add the fish pieces and cook until the gravy is thick.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro.
Note and Tips
* The ground masala should be sauteed well to avoid the taste of uncooked onions.
* You can lightly fry the fish and then add it to the curry for richer taste.


8 comments :

  1. so colourful n mouthwatering....

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  2. Tried this one out and was a hit. Thanks Shema.

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  3. Thanks Deepthi. Glad that everyone liked it

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  4. Just remembered that there was some left over fish and dint know what to make with it that is different from the usual :-)
    So checked out ur blog and this one really seems to match my mood..Thnx a lot!
    Reetha

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  5. I'd love to try this dish but I'm unsure about the measurements you have used, what doe the 'C' mean? Thanks!

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    1. I just updated the recipe. C stands for Cup

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