• 1kg. Fish ( Rohu / Buffalo / Catfish)
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Big Plump Tomatoes
  • 2 tbs galic paste
  • 2 tbs ginger paste
  • Turmeric powder
  • Red chilli powder
  • 1 Ancho chilli
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • 2 tbs Cumin seeds
  • 2 tbs Poppy seeds
  • 3/4 tbs. Tamarind paste
  • 150 gm Molasses ( Guda )
  • Mustard Oil
  • Panch Phutana
  • 1/2 tbs. sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • Garam Masala Powder
  • Cilantro

1. Cut the fish into pieces and clean it. Marinate with lemon juice, salt, turmeric powder & red chili powder for 15 minutes.
2. Put mustard oil in a frying pan on high heat. When the oil becomes hot put the fish pieces.
Fry until it’s 3/4 done & put them aside.
3. Soak the tamarind paste in water.
4. Boil the two big plump tomatoes & blend them to a fine puree.
5. Add the tamarind water to the tomato puree. Add some water, turmeric powder, chili powder, molasses (guda), sugar, salt to that
puree and put the mixture in a pan on medium heat. Let it simmer for about 10 mins.
Mixture should be of very light consistency.
6. In a pan add little mustard oil on medium heat and add panch phutana. When it starts crackling add the tomato and tamarind mixture.
7. Make a paste of onion, ancho chili, cumin seeds, poppy seeds, water. Add the ginger-garlic paste to that.
8. In another pan take some mustard oil on medium heat and when the
oil becomes hot add the onion ginger garlic paste. Add little turmeric and chili powder. Fry until oil separate from the paste.
Then add the tomato tamarind mixture to that.
9. Let it simmer for 5/6 mins. then add the fried fish. Cook until the fish is done.
10. Add garam masala, garnish with cilantro and serve with basmati rice.