youtube pinterest twitter facebook instagram vimeo Bookmark Entries BURGER NEW Chevron Down Chevron Left Chevron Right Basket Speech Comment Search Video Play Icon Premium Nigella Lawson Vegan Vegetarian Member Speech Recipe Bookmark Comment Camera Scales Quantity List Reorder Remove Open book
Menu Signed In
More recipes Recipe search

Pomfret Fish Curry

A community recipe by

Not tested or verified by Nigella.com

Print me

Introduction

True Indian spicy dish.

Ingredients

Serves: 2-3

  • 1 pomfret fish
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 2 teaspoons garlic paste
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon red chile powder
  • 250 millilitres chopped onions
  • 250 millilitres tomatoes (blanch and peel, chopped)
  • 4 teaspoons oil
  • 750 millilitres hot water
  • 250 millilitres cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

Method

Pomfret Fish Curry is a community recipe submitted by guptamona and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Marinade pomfret medium pieces with salt and turmeric powder. Keep aside for half an hour.
  • In hot water, add garlic n ginger paste,cumin powder, coriander powder. keep aside.
  • In a pan add 2 tsp oil and fry the pieces over medium heat both sides till crisp. Keep aside.
  • In another pan, add 2 tsp oil. Do not use the same oil in which you fry the fish. Add mustard seeds , let it sizzle. Add chopped onion till golden brown. red chile powder, turmeric powder ,fennel seed powder. Add chopped tomatoes . Mix well for 4 mins till tomatoes soft.
  • Add hot water mixture into it and simmer for 15 mins at low heat. When gravy gets thick, add fried fish and simmer further for 5 mins. When perfectly done ,Add salt to taste and sprinkle cilantro leaves and lemon juice just before serving.
  • Serve with rice.
  • Additional Information

    This is savoury and spicy dish.

    Tell us what you think