Fish Fried Rice

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg - fish, cut into small pieces (preferably white fish)
  • 2 cups - long grained rice
  • 2 - large onions, chopped
  • 2 tbsp - desiccated coconut
  • 1 tbsp - ground coriander
  • 1.25 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1-inch piece - ginger
  • 2 tsp - ground cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - fenugreek seeds
  • 1 - bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup - oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Fish Fried Rice

  • Wash the rice and soak it in cold water for at least 1 hour.
  • Wash and cut the fish into 2-inch pieces.
  • Mix the coriander, cumin, turmeric, fenugreek, and ginger together.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large frying pan and fry the mixture for about a minute.
  • Place the fish in the pan and stir without breaking the pieces.
  • Cover the pan and allow the fish to cook for five minutes.
  • Remove the fish carefully and keep warm.
  • Meanwhile, fry the onions with the bay leaf in the remaining oil till brown.
  • Drain the rice and add to the onions.
  • Mix the coconut, salt and lemon juice in the rice and fry lightly for a couple of minutes.
  • Boil 1 cup of water in the pan used to fry the fish and pour this water into the rice mixture. Cook till done.
  • Place the rice on a serving plate and arrange the cooked fish pieces on top.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.