Teekha mach

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Total Time:
50 mins
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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