Halwai June 18, 2021

Ingredients:

• 1/2 kg – king fish (made into 1/4 inch thick slices)
• 1/2 tsp – Turmeric powder
• 1 tbsp – Lemon juice
• 1 tsp – salt
• 3 medium onions, chopped
• 1 tbsp – ginger, chopped
• 1 tbsp – garlic, chopped
• 1 tsp – cumin powder
• 1 tsp – Mustard Seeds
• 1 tsp – Red Chilli powder
• 1/2 tsp – Fenugreek seeds
• 2 cups – yogurt, whisked
• 1 tsp – Garam Masala powder
• 4 tbsp – oil

Method:

  1. Smear the fish with salt, turmeric powder and lemon juice on both sides.
  2. Keep aside for 30 mins. Wash and pat dry.
  3. Heat oil in a griddle and shallow fry on both sides till it is pink. Keep warm.
  4. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds.
  5. When they start spluttering add the onions and fry till pink.
  6. Add the garlic and saute for a minute.
  7. Now stir in the red chilli paste, cumin powder, ginger and salt.
  8. Saute for a few seconds and mix in the yogurt. Saute for 3 mins.
  9. Add the fish pieces and garam masala, mix and fix a tight lid on the pan.
  10. Continue cooking on very low heat for about 6 to 8 mins.