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Hare Masale ki Hilsa

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:2
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Hilsa - 4 pieces, with the bone in (can use Rohu or River Trout also)
  • Green chillies -4
  • Coriander leaves - 2-3 sprigs
  • Kalounji (onion seeds) -1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric - 2 tsp
  • Oil - 3 tbsp
  • Salt to Taste

How to Make

  • Coat the fish with turmeric and salt, keep aside for a few minutes.
  • Take 2 tbsp oil in a non stick frying pan, heat the oil to medium. Fry the fish pieces till they are a bit golden.
  • Take the fish out and keep aside.
  • Make a paste of 2 green chillies and 2-3 sprigs of coriander using some water. Keep aside.
  • In a wok/karhai or a deep dish put 1 tbsp of oil.
  • After it is hot add the onion seeds.
  • Once they crackle, add 1/2 tsp of turmeric mixed with 1.5 cups of water and salt. Cover.
  • Once the water is boiling, add the pieces of fried fish.
  • Cook for 6-7 minutes on low to medium heat till the fish is done.
  • Take care to not over cook the fish.
  • Once the fish is done, add the coriander and green chilli mixture.
  • At this point take the fish off the fire.
  • Add a couple of slit green chillies and 2-3 leaves of coriander leaves (no stems) for garnish.
  • Let the curry stand for 4-5 minutes and serve with boiled rice.