Easy Microwave Makhani Fish Curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 lb - Tilapia, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup - yellow onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup - tomato, chopped and pureed
  • 3 cloves - garlic
  • 1-inch piece - ginger
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds, roasted
  • 1 tsp - red crushed pepper
  • 1 tsp - garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp - dried fenugreek leaves/kasoori methi
  • 1 tbsp - yogurt
  • 1.5 tbsp - tomato ketchup
  • 1/2 cup - milk
  • A bunch - coriander leaves, chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp - butter

How to Make Easy Microwave Makhani Fish Curry

  • Wash the fish thoroughly, cut into 1-inch cubes and keep aside.
  • Dry roast the cumin seeds, and grind together with ginger and garlic to make a coarse paste.
  • In a microwave oven-safe dish, add 2 tbsp butter, and heat for 30 seconds on 100% power.
  • Add the ginger, garlic and cumin seed paste, and cook for 2 minutes on 100% power, making sure to stir in between.
  • Add the chopped onions and cook for another 2 minutes on 100% power.
  • Stir the onions in between.
  • Once the onion turns translucent, add the pureed tomato, tomato ketchup, dried fenugreek leaves, crushed red pepper and mix well.
  • Cook for 3 minutes on 100% power; make sure to stir in between.
  • Add yogurt, fish and salt, and mix well.
  • Cook for 2 minutes on 100% power.
  • Add milk and gently stir the pieces into the gravy.
  • Check for salt and cook for another minute on 100% power.
  • Be very gentle while stirring, as the fish is more than half cooked now and tends to break.
  • Sprinkle garam masala, add the chopped coriander leaves, and let the curry sit in the heat inside the microwave for some time.
  • Serve hot with rice/pulao/fried rice, goes well with chapattis and parathas too.
  • Recipe Courtesy: http://www.onlyfishrecipes.com/