Tomato Fish

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated : 5 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Tomato Fish

  • For the Sauce:
  • Simmer the sliced tomatoes, garlic and onions with 1 to 1.5 teaspoonful salt for 15 to 20 minutes or till the onions are cooked.
  • Pass through a strainer.
  • Heat 30 gms. ghee; add red pepper, arrowroot dissolved in 120 gm. water and the vinegar.
  • Simmer for a few minutes or till the sauce becomes thick.
  • Season to taste and add the tomato colouring.
  • For cooking the Fish:
  • Wash, wipe and cut the fish into neat pieces (31.5 x 41.5 or 8 x 10 cms).
  • Steam the button onions and fry lightly in 60 gms. ghee.
  • Remove the onions.
  • Add red pepper, slices of fish and the salt and simmer till it is three-quarters cooked.
  • Mix the tomato sauce, sliced ginger, green chillies and button onions.
  • Simmer till the fish is tender and the sauce penetrates into the fish.
  • Remove the fish from the sauce and keep it hot. Cook the remaining sauce till it thickens.
  • Add wedges or tomatoes, boil to heat through and pour the sauce over the fish.
  • Serve hot, bordered with potato fingers and garnished with the parsley or mint sprigs.