Seyal Fish (Fish in Onion Tomato Masala)


  • 6 pieces fish
  • 1 medium potato, sliced in thin rounds
  • 7-8 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3 large onions, finely chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnish

Method –

  1. Wash and pat dry the fish with a kitchen towel
  2. Sprinkle 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp coriander powder, 1/2 tsp red chilli powder and 1 tsp salt on the fish pieces
  3. Rub well and set aside
  4. Heat oil in a pan
  5. Fry the fish pieces till golden brown and set aside
  6. In the same pan, add minced garlic
  7. When the garlic turns light brown, add chopped onions
  8. Sauté the onions along with the potatoes till golden brown
  9. Add chopped tomatoes and green chillies
  10. Add salt, and the balance of coriander powder, turmeric powder and red chilli powder
  11. Cook till the tomatoes turn soft and mushy
  12. Sprinkle a little water
  13. Add the fish pieces. Cover and cook for 4-5 minutes
  14. Let the fish pieces get coated well with the masala
  15. Add coriander leaves and switch off the flame
  16. Serve hot with roti or paratha

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