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Fish Curry

Traditional Indian style fish

Recipe by tasnim of karachi, PK

Goes well with both plain rice and chapatti

Ingredients non vegetarian 6 servings

    • 1/2 kg fish pieces
    • 1tbsp ginger garlic paste
    • 2 tbsp coriander powder
    • 1 tbsp red chilli powder
    • 1 tbsp cumin powder
    • 1 1/2 tbsp poppyseed (khuskhus) ground to paste
    • 3 tbsp coconut milk powder (dissolve in a little water )
    • salt according to taste
    • 2-3 currypatta leaves
    • 4 greenchillies
    • 2 tomatoes 1 medium onion
    • cilantro for garnishing
    • oil for cooking
    • methi dana few


    1. Wash the fish pieces and keep them aside .
    2. Heat oil and add methi dana .
    3. Now fry chopped onions till golden brown and add ginger garlic paste , coriander powder , red chili powder ,cumin powder ,poppyseed paste ,  coconut milk , salt , curry patta . Cook till the colour changes .
    4. Now add the chopped tomatoes and add a little water , cook again till the water dries up completely and the curry thickens .
    5. Now add the fish pieces and do not pour any water till the fish is properly cooked on high heat .If necessary shake the pan but do not use the spoon it will break the fish pieces .
    6. When the water dries up add some water accordingly and let it cook on low heat tilkl the oil is separated .
    7. Garnish with cilantro .



    tasneem khorakiwala

    my husband really freaked out on this dish, thanks.

    F Lokhandwala

    It came out really delicious. Thanks very much for the excellent recipe.