Saturday, March 6, 2010



1. Fish: cut into medium pieces – 500 gms.
2. Lime juice: 1 tbsp.
3. Onion: 1 medium, grind to paste.
4. Tomato: 1 medium, cut into very small pieces.
5. Ginger: 1 tbsp.
6. Garlic: 1 tsp.
7. Green Chilli: 3-4, slit.
8. Turmeric Powder: 1 tsp.
9. Cumin Powder: 1 tsp.
10. Coriander Powder: 1tsp.
11. Bay Leaves: 2-3
12. Cardamom: 4-5
13. Cumin seeds: ½ tsp.
14. Yogurt: 2 tbsp.
15. Salt to taste.
16. Mustard oil.


1. Clean fish, add salt and little turmeric powder and lime juice and keep aside for about 30 minutes.
2. Make a paste of the Onion.
3. In a Skillet, put for oil for frying and deep fry the fish pieces, till a little golden in color.
4. Heat some more Oil, add the bay leaves, cardamoms and cumin seeds and sauté till it starts to splutter.
5. Add onion and garlic paste, cook till oil starts to separate.
6. Add tomatoes and cook till it forms a smooth paste.
7. Add the dry masalas, cumin powder, coriander powder and the remaining turmeric powder.
8. Add the yogurt and salt.
9. Slowly, add the fried fish pieces and add a little water for the gravy.
10. Cook till fish is done and the gravy is thick.
11. Serve hot with steamed rice.

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