Fish in mustard-yoghurt gravy

FISH IN MUSTARD-YOGHURT GRAVY

Welcome once again to my food corner. Today I had some boneless fish in stock and so I churned out this recipe while wondering what new to cook today. I decided to make a gravy of mustard for the fish with a blended taste of yoghurt in it. I made the dish and it clicked well. It is a preparation with mild seasonings and is healthy too. I hope you all will approve the dish and sure give it a try. So let’s start making the recipe—-

Ingredients:

  1. Basa Fish -250 gms
  2. Yellow Mustard Paste-1 tbsp
  3. Yoghurt(whipped)-2 tbsp
  4. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  5. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  6. Ginger-Garlic Paste-1 tsp
  7. Fish Masala-1 tsp
  8. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  9. Tomato Puree-1 tbsp
  10. Salt-According to taste
  11. Pepper-1 tsp
  12. Oil-1 tbsp
  13. Water-for the gravy
  14. Fresh Cream and Cilantro-For Garnishing

STEPS

Step 1

DSC01923.JPGMarinate the fish with salt and pepper. Shallow fry it till browned.

Step 2

Take a pan and add 1 tbsp of oil to it. Then add ginger-garlic paste, tomato puree and fry for half a minute. Next add salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, fish masala, garam masala and fry again for a minute.

Step 3

DSC01914Now add the ground mustard paste and fry it for a minute. Add water and boil for two minutes. Add the fried fish now. Next, add the whipped yoghurt and boil for five more minutes. Let the gravy simmer till thick and done.

Garnish with fresh cream and cilantro only. Ensure the freshness of these two ingredients.

Our Fish in Mustard-Yoghurt gravy is ready. Serve it with steamed rice, chapatis or anything you like.

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

 

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Oil-Free Sesame Chicken

OIL-FREE SESAME CHICKEN

Hello, friends welcome to my corner again. Today I’ll be sharing a very flavorful and delighting recipe of chicken curry made with a slight twist in the regular ingredients of making it. I had just a bowl of chicken left today and I was having some toasted and salted almonds while going through my refrigerator and so I decided to make this curry adding some sesame too. It turned out great and my family enjoyed it with plain chapatis and some salad. I decided to share it with you all and I hope you will like it well because it is really not disappointing at all. So let’s start making it—–

Ingredients:

  1. Chicken(curry-cut)-250 gms
  2. Onions-3
  3. Green Chillies-2
  4. Ginger-Garlic Paste-1 tsp
  5. Curd-1 tbsp
  6. Tomato Puree-2 tsp
  7. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  8. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  9. Cumin Powder-1 tsp
  10. Chicken Masala-1/2 tsp
  11. Garam Masala-1/2 tsp
  12. Cumin-1 tsp
  13. Salt-According to taste

To be ground into a paste—-

  1. Walnuts-2
  2. Almonds-2
  3. White Sesame-1tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

IMG-5092.JPGWash the chicken. Chop the onions, green chillies roughly. Grind the masalas to be made into a paste.

Step 2

Take a kadhai.  We will not add any oil in here as we are making it oil-free. Add the chopped onions and green chillies. Fry them till half browned. Now add the ginger-garlic paste, fry it for two minutes. Then add the tomato puree. Fry for a minute. Now add the dry masalas, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, cumin powder, chicken masala, garam masala and curd and fry them for five minutes. Now add the ground masala paste and fry everything again for two minutes. When the masalas are half-fried add some water and the chicken and cook it till chicken is done.

IMG-5088.JPGOur Oil-free Sesame Chicken is done. Garnish with kasuri methi and fresh cream. Serve it with steamed rice, tandoori rotis, naan, wheat chapatis or anything you like. It is the healthiest version of curried chicken being packed with hundred percent taste and health. So do make it surely and enjoy.

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

Chicken And Garbanzo Beans Curry

CHICKEN AND GARBANZO BEANS CURRY

Hello and welcome buddies to my corner again. I hope you all are doing good. Being a homemaker I make food every day for my family and I try to make dishes of all kinds for my kids sometimes introducing them to some new ones too. Usually, I try to make something wholesome on weekends as it is the only time the whole family gets together to have some fun and enjoyable moments. On this weekend, my daughter wanted to have something with chicken so, on checking my fridge I found some garbanzo beans and decided to make a fusion dish out of it. I made this curry of chicken with garbanzo beans with mild spices and well, it turned out good. So I decided to share it with you all. You too can try it if you like it. Goes well with chapatis or rice and is truly wholesome. The recipe is as follows:—-

Ingredients:

  1. Chicken -200 gms
  2. Garbanzo Beans -250 gms
  3. Onion – 2
  4. Green Chillies – 2
  5. Ginger-Garlic Paste -1 tsp
  6. Coriander Powder -1 tsp
  7. Garam Masala -1 tsp
  8. Turmeric Powder -1 tsp
  9. Red Chilly Powder -1 tsp
  10. Salt -According to taste
  11. Tomato Puree -2 tbsp
  12. Dry Mango Powder -1 tsp
  13. Vegetable Oil -2 tbsp
  14. Freshly Chopped Coriander -For Garnish

STEPS

Step 1

IMG-5025.JPG Soak the garbanzo beans overnight and boil them till done. Boil the chicken in salted water. Chop onions, green chillies and coriander and keep aside.

Step 2

Take a kadhai. Add oil to it and next add some whole garam masala i.e, small and big cardamom, cinnamon. Now add the chopped onions and fry till half done. Now add the ginger- garlic paste and green chillies. Next add the coriander powder, red chilly powder, salt, turmeric powder and fry for two minutes. Now add the tomato puree and blanched chicken and fry again. After frying for three minutes add the boiled beans and add garam masala and dry mango powder. Fry everything well again for five minutes. Now add water to make the gravy.

Step 3

Boil the curry on medium flame and garnish with chopped fresh coriander.

IMG-5031.JPGOur Chicken And Garbanzo Beans Curry is done. Serve it with naan, tandoori rotis, lachcha parantha or steamed rice.

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

 

Spicy Fish

SPICY FISH

Hello, lovelies. Today I had some fish in my refrigerator and so being bored with the regular curry-makings I decided to cook up this recipe of spicy fried fish in my mind. It came out superb and I decided to share this goody-idea with you all. Hope you will like it and do make it, it’s lovely with the right taste, colours and flavours and will really pep you up. The recipe is as follows:—-

Ingredients:-

  1. Fish(whole, medium-sized) -2
  2. Garlic Paste – 2 tsp
  3. Dried Crushed Curry Leaves – 1 tsp
  4. Fish Masala – 1/2 tsp
  5. Fenugreek Seeds Powder – 1 tsp
  6. Aniseed or Saunf Powder – 1 tsp
  7. Oregano – 1 tsp
  8. Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
  9. Paprika – 1 tsp
  10. Salt – According to taste

To be mixed together:-

  1. Olive Oil – 1 tbsp
  2. Lemon juice – 2 tsp

STEPS

Step 1

Wash and clean the fish and make cuts on it.

Step 2

IMG-4968 (1).JPGMarinate the fish with salt, turmeric, paprika, garlic paste, fenugreek powder, aniseed powder, oregano, dried curry leaves, and fish masala. Rub the fish pieces with some olive oil and lemon juice. Keep the fish aside for an hour.

Step 3

In a pan, add some olive oil. And shallow fry the fish. Drain on tissue paper.

IMG-4969 (1).JPGOur Spicy Fish is done. Serve it with carrot and onion salad, lemon wedges and Coriander-Mint Chutney.

I hope you guys will like this very simple, healthy and tasty recipe. Go ahead and sure try it soon.

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

CatFish And Potato Curry

CATFISH AND POTATO CURRY

Hello friends. Welcome to my corner again. Usually, I try to make healthy dishes for my family and friends for every occasion. Today my blog is on Catfish. It is also called Shingi and in my region, it is called Magur. It is eaten in many parts of the world and preferred in  Assam. It is found in ditches, ponds, small lakes and is black in colour. It is a fish having a lot of medicinal value. It is a fish which is helpful in making blood in the body. It also has a lot of omega-3 fatty acids and no mercury. So today, I want to share the recipe of catfish with potatoes in mild spices. I hope you will like it. So this is the recipe—–

Ingredients:–

  1. Catfish or Magur Fish—250 gms
  2. Potato—2
  3. Onions—2
  4. Green Chilly—1
  5. Ginger-Garlic Paste—1 tsp
  6. Turmeric Powder—1 tsp
  7. Coriander Powder—1 tsp
  8. Cumin Powder—2 tsp
  9. Red Chilly Powder—2 tsp
  10. Fish Masala—1 tsp
  11. Tomato Puree—1 tbsp
  12. Vegetable Oil—1 tbsp

For garnishing-–Chopped Coriander(optional)

STEPS

Step 1

IMG-4919.JPGWash and clean the fish. Marinate it with salt, turmeric powder, and garlic paste. Make a paste of onion and green chilly. Peel and cut the potatoes. Shallow fry them till browned.

Step 2

Take a thick bottomed kadhai and add vegetable oil to it. Add the onion and chilly paste. Fry for three minutes. Next, add the ginger-garlic paste. Fry again. Now add the masalas, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander-cumin powder, fish masala and tomato puree and fry everything for five minutes.

Step 3

Add water to make the gravy and let it simmer on medium flame for ten minutes. Now add the potatoes and cook for two minutes. Lastly, add the fish pieces in and cook for a minute before switching off the gas.

IMG-4920.JPGOur Catfish And Potato Curry is done. Serve it over steamed rice and lemon-onion rings and some green chutney.

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

 

 

 

 

 

Masala Keema With Potatoes

MASALA KEEMA WITH POTATOES

Hello dearies. Welcome back. Today I made this recipe of masala chicken keema with potatoes(dry) and it was good. It’s a simple recipe, easy and tasty and really goes well with paranthas and chapatis and is a great standby idea if you are out of veggies and other fruitful ideas to go after. A real pleasure to make and eat. I hope you will like it. The recipe is as such—-

Ingredients:-

  1. Chicken Keema – 200 gms
  2. Potatoes – 2
  3. Onions -2
  4. Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
  5. Curd – 1 tbsp
  6. Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
  7. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp
  8. Chicken Masala – 1 tsp
  9. Garam Masala – 1 tsp
  10. Sugar – 1/2 tsp
  11. Salt – According to taste
  12. Curry Leaves or Dried mint – 4
  13. Vegetable Oil – 1/2 tbsp
  14. Coriander –  For Garnishing

STEPS

Step 1

IMG_4866Wash, cut and blanch the potatoes. Finely chop the onions.

Step 2

Take a pan. Add oil. Now add the finely chopped onions and fry for two minutes. Add the ginger-garlic paste and saute for three minutes. Next add the masalas, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, chicken masala, garam masala and saute for a minute. Now add in the keema and stir again for three minutes after which add in the curd. Next, add some water and let it cook on medium flame for two-three minutes. When the water starts to dry add the blanched potatoes, dried mint or curry leaves and sugar and saute it for one minute and remove from gas. You can squeeze some lemon juice too if you want.

IMG_4868 (1)Our Masala Keema With Potatoes is done. It is an instant recipe so can be made anytime.

Friends do try the recipe. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week ahead. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

Fish curry with fenugreek,dill and radish

FISH CURRY WITH FENUGREEK, DILL, AND RADISH

Hi guys. Today I went shopping as I wanted to make something unique and interesting in my kitchen to make the Sunday more delightful. As I was returning back I brought back some shrimp scad, a variety of fish liked by all in my family. Shrimp scad is also called Slender Yellowtail Kingfish and Vatta Paara or Chemeen Paara in Kerala. It is heart healthy and a good source of proteins, nutraceuticals, iron, zinc, manganese, and calcium. I wanted to make a dish with whole fishes in it and so decided to do a curry with the fish, some greens and lots of health. I did all the gut cleaning also myself and surely it turned out wonderful as I served it with boiled rice, some rice fritters, and gooseberry chutney. So I want to share this unique, wonderful and equally nutritious recipe with you all. Do try it and tell me how it turned out. I hope you will all appreciate this endeavour of mine. So let’s start with it…….

Ingredients:-For the marination:

  1. Fish(Shrimp Scad or any other small whole fish) – 4.
  2. Salt – According to taste.
  3. Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp.
  4. Garlic Paste – 1 tsp.

For the curry:

  1. Yellow Mustard – 3 tbsp.
  2. Fenugreek Leaves and Dill Leaves – 50 gms each.
  3. Garlic Paste – 1 tbsp.
  4. Salt – According to taste.
  5. Turmeric   Powder – 1 tsp.
  6. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp.
  7. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp.
  8. Tomato – 1 1/2
  9. Fortune Mustard Oil – 2 tbsp.

STEPS:-

Step 1 

Wash and clean the fish. Now, marinate it with salt, turmeric powder, and garlic paste. Shallow-fry it in a pan.

Step 2

IMG-4435

Make a fine paste of yellow mustard. Finely chop the tomatoes, green chillies, fenugreek and dill leaves. Take a pan and add fortune mustard oil. Now splutter in some five spices and when spluttering begins add garlic paste, red chilly -coriander powder, tomatoes and the chopped greens. Add in the cut radish and half-fry it. Fry everything again for a minute.

Step 3

Now add in the mustard paste, salt, turmeric powder and fry these masalas for not more than three minutes. After all, the frying has been done add in the water and let it simmer on medium-flame for three-five minutes and when the sauce starts to thicken a bit and a boil comes in it add the fried fish. After the dish is done you can add some raw mustard oil in it as it will enhance your eating experience very well.

Our Fish Curry With Fenugreek, Dill, And Radish is done. Serve it with boiled rice, stir-fries of your choice and some homemade gooseberry chutney. I am sure it will sound unique and wonderful in your ears, for the starts!!!

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