Grilled fish with oriental rice and date sauce

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 180 g - any kind of baby fish
  • 1 tbsp - Lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For stuffed baby marrow:
  • 2 small baby marrows, cored
  • 2 tbsp - Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp - each, chopped Onion and Tomato
  • 1 tbsp - each, chopped garlic, Carrot and Eggplant
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp - cumin
  • For date sauce:
  • 1 cup cubed Tomato
  • 1 tbsp - Tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp - chopped Onion
  • 1 tbsp - chopped Garlic
  • 2 tbsp - Olive oil
  • 1/2 cup - Dates
  • 1 cup - fish stock
  • For oriental rice:
  • 1 cup - basmati rice, pre-soaked
  • 200 g - lamb, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 2 tbsp - each, chopped Onion and Ghee (clarified butter)
  • 2 cups - Chicken stock

How to Make Grilled fish with oriental rice and date sauce

  • Marinate fish with lemon juice, salt and pepper for 30 mins.
  • Grill till cooked through and keep aside.
  • For stuffed baby marrow:
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and saute the ingredients together till done.
  • Let it cool and then stuff the baby marrow with the cooked mixture.
  • Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 deg C for 15 mins. Keep aside.
  • For date sauce:
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add onion and garlic. Saute.
  • Add tomato cubes and paste.
  • Cook for a few minutes.
  • Add fish stock and cook till the liquid reduces.
  • Add dates and cook for a few more minutes.
  • Blend and check for seasoning. Keep aside.
  • For the oriental rice:
  • Heat ghee in a saucepan and saute onion till golden brown.
  • Add mince and seasoning.
  • Cook for five minutes.
  • Stir in spices followed by stock. Add pre-soaked rice and cook till tender.
  • To serve: Layer grilled fish and oriental rice alongside stuffed baby marrow and pour date sauce over.