Red Indian Fish Masala

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Ready In:
2hrs 45mins




  • Cut the fish into equal sized square pieces.
  • Grind 2 pods of garlic, ginger and chilli powder dissolved in vinegar to a fine paste.
  • Take half of this masala.
  • Add salt to taste and marinate the dish in this masala for an hour.
  • Shallow fry the fish.
  • Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Saute cashews, garlic and green chillies in the oil.
  • Keep aside.
  • Fry the finely cut onions till golden brown.
  • Add the rest of the masala.
  • Fry till the oil leaves the sides of the pan.
  • Add tomato sauce and ajinomoto.
  • When the mixture boils, add the shallow fried fish.
  • Cover the pan.
  • Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add a cup of boiled water.
  • Boil for 10 minutes.
  • Garnish with freshly cut corriander leaves, sauteed cashews, green chillies and garlic.
  • Serve hot with naan or chappati.

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