Mustard Fish Curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500 gms - fish (salmon, catfish or silverfish)
  • 1 cup - mustard oil
  • 4 tsp - mustard powder
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp - garlic
  • 2 - tomato (pureed)
  • 2 tbsp - cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 - potato (optional)
  • Salt - to taste

How to Make Mustard Fish Curry

  • Clean and cut the fish into pieces.
  • Mix all the spices (reserve 1 tsp turmeric for next step) with water in a bowl and keep aside.
  • Add just enough water to get a batter like consistency.
  • Apply turmeric and salt to the fish, fry slightly in oil and keep aside.
  • (Optional: slice potatoes in 5-6 discs, fry and set aside).
  • Heat oil in a pan and add garlic paste, fry 3-4 mins on medium high heat.
  • Next, add mixed spices and fry about 3-4 mins.
  • Add tomato puree and fry till oil separates.
  • Add fish and water, cover and simmer for about 10 mins.
  • Add half of the coriander leaves and continue simmering for another couple of minutes.
  • Remove from heat and garnish with rest of the fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with rice.