Fish Papaas with sauteed masala

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Charishma_Ramchanda

This is Diana Cherian P.'s recipe from the Thursday magazine.

Top Review by mell_2

Made with Pangasius. I reduced the amount of garlic to 2 cloves as I do not enjoy garlic that much. I also increased the amount of onion to 1 cup and used 20 curry leaves instead of 10. Great dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grind corriander, chilli and turmeric powders.
  2. Mix the pepper powder with it.
  3. Heat oil in a pot.
  4. Add mustard seeds and allow to splutter.
  5. Once they stop spluttering, add onion, ginger, garlic, green chillies and curry leaves.
  6. Stir-fry until the raw smell of ginger and garlic is gone.
  7. Add the ground masala and continue to stir-fry on low flame.
  8. Pour the water into the sauteed masala.
  9. Add tamarind.
  10. When it boils, add the fish and mix well.
  11. After a few minutes, add salt to taste.
  12. Mix well.
  13. Add the coconut milk when the gravy thickens.
  14. Bring to a boil.
  15. Remove from flame and serve hot!

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