Lajawab Fish Curry.


  1. Basa fish fillet – 250 gms.
  2. Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1 tsp.
  3. Poppy seeds – 2 tbsp.
  4. Cashews – 5.
  5. Almonds – 4.
  6. Onion- 1.
  7. Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp.
  8. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp.
  9. Coriander Powder – 1 tbsp.
  10. Tomato puree – 2 1/2 tbsp.
  11. Garam masala – 1 tsp.

For Garnish

  1. Fresh Coriander and green chillies.
  2. Fresh Cream – optional.


IMG_3494.JPGStep 1 – Wash and marinate the fish with salt,turmeric and red chilly powder. Shallow-fry the fish properly and keep aside.Grind the poppy seeds,cashews,almonds and onion to a fine paste.

Step 2 – Take a kadhai. Add oil to it.When it gets hot, add ginger-garlic paste,tomato puree and fry for two minutes.Now add coriander powder,red chilly powder,turmeric powder, above-made paste and fry again.Now add water to make the gravy and simmer on medium flame for two minutes.When the gravy gets two boils drop in the fish pieces and also add a pinch of garam masala. Cook for two more minutes.Garnish with cilantro and green chillies.You can also add some fresh cream but it is optional.

IMG_3492.JPGOur Lajawab fish curry is ready.Serve it in main course.

Friends do try this recipe at home.Share your comments and feedback.Have a great weekend everyone.Till then healthy cooking,happy living!!!



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