Recipes - Fish Curry with Yoghurt


½ kg fish ( King fish/ pomfret )

1 medium  onion

5-6 cloves garlic

¼" cinnamon stick

1 clove

½”  ginger

1 green chilli

Salt, according to your taste

2-4 curry leaves

½ tsp. mustard seeds

½ tsp. cumin powder

1 tsp. corriander powder

¼ tsp. turmeric powder

1 tomato (deseeded)

½ - 1 tsp. red chilli powder

1 serving spoon yoghurt (for thicker gravy add 1 more spoon of yoghurt)

¼ cup water

1-2 tbsp. oil



Clean and cut the fish into desired  pieces and keep aside. Now in a pan heat the oil, splutter mustard seeds.  Add curry leaves  and fry, later add ginger,garlic,onion,green chilli,clove,cinnamon stick and fry for 1-2 minutes on medium or low flame. Now add all other powdered spices and fry for a few seconds. (do not burn). Add the chopped or sliced tomato and mix well, cover for a minute and stir again.  In the mixer  whip the yoghurt with salt, add the fried  masala and grind to a fine puree, keep aside in a bowl. Reserve  the water used  to rinse the mixer in a seperate bowl. Using the same pan, fry the fish on medium or high flame for  few seconds.  Pour the yoghurt & masala puree over the fish and cover.  Cook on medium flame for 12 minutes or till the fish is well cooked.  Add the  masala water for thin gravy. For thicker gravy no need to add water.


TIP:  For better flavour cook well in advance. 

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