Green Fish Curry


  • 4 pieces fish
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 small onions, grated
  • 3 green chillies
  • 1/2” piece of ginger
  • 5-6 cloves of garlic
  • 1 medium tomato
  • A big handful of coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3 tbsp mustard oil

Method –

  1. Rub a little salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric powder on the fish pieces
  2. Set aside for 15 minutes
  3. Grind the tomato, ginger and garlic into a smooth paste
  4. Grind the coriander leaves, mint leaves and green chillies into a smooth paste
  5. Heat mustard oil in a wok
  6. Fry the fish and set aside
  7. In the same oil, add cumin seeds
  8. Once it crackles, add the grated onion and sauté till lI brown
  9. Add the tomato paste and fry
  10. Add 1/2 tsp cumin powder and fry till oil leaves the sides
  11. Add 1 cup of water
  12. When the gravy boils, add the fried fish and cook covered on low medium heat for 5 minutes
  13. Add the green paste and cook covered for another 5 minutes
  14. Serve hot with steamed rice

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