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Teekha mach Recipe

Teekha mach is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 8 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
30 mins
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 lb - catfish, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 - medium sized onion, diced
  • 1 - medium size green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 - medium sized tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp - Ginger and Garlic paste
  • 3 - green chillies, slit
  • A pinch - Sugar
  • Oil - as required
  • 1 cup - water
  • Ingredients for marination:
  • 2 tbsp - soya sauce
  • 3 tbsp - Tomato ketchup
  • 3 tbsp - Red Chilli sauce
  • 1 tbsp - Ginger and Garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp - Lemon juice or Vinegar
  • 1 tsp - black pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp - all purpose flour
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Teekha mach:

    1. Clean and cut the fish into 2-inch pieces.
    2. Add all the ingredients for marination and keep the fish marinated for 30 mins in refrigerator.
    3. Pour oil in a pan, and shallow fry the marinated fish
    4. Keep aside the marinade for later use.
    5. In the same oil, add ginger garlic paste, fry for a minute, then add onion and saute until translucent.
    6. Add the green chillies, green bell pepper and diced tomatoes and allow to cook for a few mins until pulpy.
    7. Reduce heat and add the marination mix and cook for a minute.
    8. Pour a cup of water, add salt and allow it to slow boil on medium heat.
    9. Add a pinch of sugar to balance all the flavours in the gravy.
    10. Add the fried fish in the gravy and cook until the fish is fully done.
    11. Reduce the amount of water in the gravy if you want a thicker consistency.
    12. Serve hot with fried rice or roti or naan.


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