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Fish Curry

Fish Curry
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time

30 Mins

Fish is the staple food of people living around the seashore. The Bengali cuisine revolves around fish and has plenty of delicious fish recipes under its belt. Try out this spicy fish curry and serve hot with rice.
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Source:  Chef Zakir Qureshi
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  • Fish fillet 200 gm
  • Onion 1
  • Tomato 2
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Red chilli ½ tsp (crushed)
  • Turmeric ½ tsp
  • All spice powder ½ tsp
  • Cumin (whole) ½ tsp
  • Chickpeas (full black grams) 10 gm
  • Poppy seeds 10 gm
  • Dry fenugreek leaves a little bit
  • Coriander as required
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as required

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Cooking Directions

  1. First of all fry the fish.

  2. Heat oil in a pan, add onions and fry till golden.

  3. When the onions become golden, add water and tomatoes.

  4. Grind chickpeas and poppy seeds with little water, add to the pan.

  5. Add ground red chilli, all spice, crushed red chilli and dry fenugreek.

  6. Add water, salt and cook till gravy thickens.

  7. Add coriander powder and whole cumin.

  8. Cook for a while.

  9. Now add fried fish to it, cover and cook on very low heat for 5 - 10 minutes.

  10. Garnish with coriander leaves, lemon and ginger slices to serve it.

  11. Tips: If little coffee is sprinkled on fish before putting it in fridge, the bad smell of fish will not penetrate other things in fridge.

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Comments posted by users for Fish Curry recipe:

  1. Fauj, you have take care of a few things to make fish curry to keep it broke breaking. Lightly fry the fish in hot oil on high flame before cooking it in curry. This step with firm up the fish flesh. Don't add the fish to the curry until curry is properly cooked. Add fish to the curry in the very end and gently simmer it covered on very low heat. Never stir the fish curry with a spoon. To stir the fish curry, hold the pan by the handles and gently stir it by moving it clock wise.

    on Feb 24 2012 5:35AM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM
  2. the fish broke into small peaces when i fried it

    on Feb 19 2012 12:31PM Report Abuse FAUJ

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