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Machchi Dopiaza

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:2
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb firm white fish fillets
  • 2 large tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 large onions, sliced
  • 3 tbsp - Ghee
  • 4 green chillies, seeded and sliced
  • 2 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1 Lemon (juice)
  • 1.5 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp - chopped fresh Ginger
  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 125 ml - water
  • black pepper to taste
  • salt to taste

How to Make

  • Wash fish and rub over with half the turmeric and the lemon juice, then set aside.
  • Blend the remaining turmeric, chilli powder, ginger, garlic, coriander seeds, mustard seeds, tomatoes and one onion to a puree in an electric blender.
  • Heat the ghee in a saucepan and fry the sliced onion until golden.
  • Remove onion from the pan and reserve.
  • Add the blended mixture and the chillies to the pan.
  • Stir over a medium heat until the colour darkens.
  • Add the fish, salt, pepper and water, cover and simmer gently for about 15 mins.
  • Shake the pan occasionally to prevent sticking.
  • Add the fried onion for the last 5 mins of cooking.
  • Serve with rice.