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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Pepper Fish Masala




Serves 3 or 4
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes (or less)
Difficulty level: Low ( easy and quick)

Ingredients

  • 500 gms of boneless fish cut into cubes (hamour, king fish etc)
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 medium tomato finely chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 4 green chilies slited
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds (methi seeds)
  • 2 tbsp black pepper powder (or more)
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp of yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves chopped.
  • Salt to taste
  • 5 tbsp oil for cooking

Method:

  1. Heat oil in a wide saucepan, add cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds followed by onion. Fry till light golden and then add tomatoes.
  2. Once the tomatoes are soft, add ginger and garlic paste. Fry for 2 minutes.
  3. Now add green chilies, turmeric and coriander powder. Cook for a minute and then add yogurt, garam masala powder, lemon juice, pepper powder and salt. Cook on low heat till the spices are well cooked and oil starts to separate. Add 1 cup of water and mix well and again bring to a slow boil.
  4. Now slowly add fish pieces and arrange side by side, not overlapping each other. Cover fish pieces with masala even on top and cook on medium low heat covered for 5 to 7 minutes or till the fish is just cooked.
  5. Avoid using the ladle for stirring the fish in the gravy. Just stir gently by rotating the sauce pan.
  6. Garnish with coriander leaves and more lemon juice if needed.
  7. Serve hot with roti or rice.

16 comments:

  1. Nic n v easy recipe..Thanks shan for making our cooking easy...your recipes are perfect n liked by all...

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  2. this recipe needs an applause..... yummy just like restuarant

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    1. Thanks Dilavez for your lovely comments

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    2. Thanks Dilavez for your lovely comments

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  3. Masha Allah very easy and tasty....my fussy son liked it :-)

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    1. I am glad you liked....more seafood recipes coming

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    2. I am glad you liked....more seafood recipes coming

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    1. Thanks Afshan for all your comments for dishes you have tried....keep going

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    2. Thanks Afshan for all your comments for dishes you have tried....keep going

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  5. This recipe is so easy and tasty...Thanks shaan..

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  6. This recipe is so easy and tasty...Thanks shaan..

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