Pomfrets In green Nest

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg -fresh white water pomfrets (cleaned, cut and washed).
  • 1 - big onion sliced finely.
  • 2 tbsp - coconut oil for tempering.
  • salt| For wet ground masala: (to be ground very fine with as much less water possible):
  • 1.25 cup- grated coconut.
  • 1/2 - onion chopped.
  • 3/4 tsp -mustard seeds.
  • 3/4 tsp- cumin seeds.
  • 1/2 tsp -turmeric powder.
  • 9 - 10 - fresh green chillies.
  • 6 -pepper corns.
  • 8 -garlic cloves.
  • 1 - lemon sized ball of tamarind.
  • 2 handful- bunches of fresh coriander leaves.

How to Make Pomfrets In green Nest

  • Heat oil.
  • Add chopped onion and fry until golden brown.
  • Add masala and fry till the oil leaves the sides of the pan.
  • Add around 2.5 cups of water, add salt, cover and allow the curry to boil.
  • After boiling, uncover the dish, add fish pieces and adjust the vessel so that the masala covers the fish evenly.
  • Let the curry boil for next 10-15 mins.
  • Serve very hot with steamed rice and pickle.