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Pomfret Fish Curry

Pomfret Fish Curry Recipe

Ingredients

  • 500 gms Pomfret fish (450-500 gms)

For Marination:

  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tbsp Refined Oil

For the Masala Paste:

  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 2 medium Onions (quartered- 150 gms)
  • 4 tbsp Fresh Coconut (pieces)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli Powder

Other Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 tsp Kashmiri Chilli Powder
  • 4 tbsp Refined oil
  • 2 nos Green Chillies (cut and slit)

Instructions

Preparation:

  • Marinate the fish with items indicated.
  • Set aside for 15-20 mins. Lightly fry 2 mins on each side on a pan with 1 tbsp oil.
  • Dry roast the cumin & mustard seeds on low heat for 2 mins. Remove and cool.
  • Grind it into a powder, add the other ingredients for the Masala Paste and make it into a paste.
  • Cut & slit the green chillies.

Process:

  • Heat oil in a pan/ kadai.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste & fry on low heat for 2 mins.
  • Add the Masala paste, mix and fry on medium heat for 2 mins.
  • Add 1/2 tsp salt, mix and continue to fry on low to medium heat for 13-15 mins till oil separates.
  • Add 250 ml water, Kashmiri Red Chilli powder and mix & add the lightly fried fish pieces. Add slit green chillies & stir gently.
  • Cover & cook on low heat for 10-12 mins.
  • Shake the pan to mix. Do not use a spoon…the fish steaks will break.
  • Serve with rice.

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