Fish Curry

Ingredients:

  • Fish: 400 gm (cut in pieces)
  • Garlic: 1 teaspoon (paste)
  • Salt: 2 teaspoon (level)
  • Corn flour: 2 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard oil/oil: 3 tablespoon
  • Mustard seed: 1 teaspoon
  • Fenugreek seed: half teaspoon (optional)
  • Lemon juice: 2 teaspoon
  • Mustard seed: 3 teaspoon  (preferably yellow colour)
  • Whole red chilly (dry): 10 no/as per taste
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Thymol seed/ajawine: 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic: 3-5 clove
  • Onion: one fourth of full onion

Ingredients for gravy:

  • Mustard seed: 3 teaspoon  (preferably yellow colour)
  • Whole red chilly: 10 no/as per taste
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Taimole seed/ajwain: 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic: 3-5 clove
  • Onion: one forth of full onion
  • Turmeric powder: 1 teaspoon

preparation:

  1. Clean the fish properly with running water. Add lemon juice. Leave it for 5-7 minutes. Again wash the fish drain out all the water.
  2. Mix garlic paste, salt  and turmeric powder. Rub these three items on the fish. Keep aside.
  3. Dry grind mustard, ajwain, salt and red chilly( 8 no) all together, then add garlic and onion in it. Pour 2 table spoon of water and again grind the masala. Make fine paste all together and keep aside.

Method:

For frying fish:

  1. Heat oil in fry pan on high flame, when smoke starts coming.
  2. Put mustard seed and allow the seed to sputter for few seconds. Reduce heat at low flame.
  3. Add fish pieces and increase the flame to high. Fry on both sides till light golden color appears (about 2-3 minutes each side) and remove.
  4. Fry remaining pieces in the same way and keep it aside.

For preparing curry:

  1. Heat oil in a pan. Put mustard seed and whole red cilly (dry). Sputter the things few seconds simmer the flame and then add wet masala.
  2. Fry the masala on low flame until it becomes golden brown (about 4-5 minutes).
  3. Slowly add 200 ml water (as per gravy thickness), boil it for 1 minute.
  4. Add fry fish in it. When it boils, put off the flame.
  5. Serve after 5-10 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle the chopped coriander leaf on it.
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  • Rohu fish is rich in protein, iron, Zinc, iodine, potassium calcium etc…
  • Fish protein is one of the best proteins.
  • It is very high in calcium, phosphorus and vitamin B6.
  • Fish is a brain booster.
  • Have fish thrice in a week, it does not matter whether it is river fish or sea fish.

 

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