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Ladyfish in Tomato Pulp Recipe

Ladyfish in Tomato Pulp is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 21 April, 2017
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

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


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