Ladyfish in Tomato Pulp

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 8-10 ladyfish, cleaned and washed
  • 1.5 tbsps grated fresh coconut
  • 3 dry red chillies
  • 2 green chillies
  • 15 flakes garlic
  • 3 small onions
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 5 curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 cup thick tomato pulp
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • salt to taste

How to Make Ladyfish in Tomato Pulp

  • Grind chillies, coconut, cumin seeds, garlic, 1 small onion and half of the fresh coriander to a very fine paste.
  • Chop the remaining 2 onions very finely.
  • Heat oil in a wide dekchi and season it with mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • Add the chopped onions and fry till golden brown.
  • Add the ground paste and fry till the oil starts showing up.
  • Add the tomato pulp, salt and 1/4 cup water.
  • Bring to boil and lower the fire.
  • Put in the fish pieces and let it simmer till fish is tender.
  • Sprinkle coriander and serve hot.