Machli Ka Salan

Machli Ka Salan is a popular Indian Curries
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1/2 kg - boneless singara fish

6 to 7 tbsp - Mustard oil

1/2 tsp - Methi seeds

1 tsp - ginger, finely chopped

1 tsp - Turmeric powder

3 tsp - coriander powder

1 small bowl - Curd

1/4 tsp - Red Chilli powder

3 tsp - Almond paste

salt to taste

5 to 7 tbsp - water

1/2 tsp - kasuri Methi

1/2 tsp - Sugar

3 tsp - cream2 to 3 tsp - Coriander leaves


  1. Lightly roast the almond and soak it in water for a while. Then grind it to a paste and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add the methi seeds and ginger paste.
  3. When it turns brown in colour, mix the turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder with the curd and pour it in the pan.
  4. Cook for two minutes, then add the almond paste and stir.
  5. Now mix the fish and salt. Pour in the water and cook for 4-6 mins or till done.
  6. Add the kasuri methi, sugar and cream, stir again.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

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