Basa In Spinach Gravy


Hello friends.Welcome back. Today I’m going to share a  special recipe of basa fish cooked in a spinach, onion and tomato gravy giving it great taste and flavors which are truly healthy, all green and very satisfying. So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:-For the fish fry:-

  1. Boneless fish fillet – 200 gms.
  2. Salt – A pinch.
  3. Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp.
  4. Red chilly powder – 1 tsp.
  5. Garlic(crushed)- 3 cloves.

For the gravy:-

  1. Spinach or Palak – 250 gms.
  2. Onions(chopped) – 1.
  3. Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp.
  4. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp.
  5. Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1 tsp.
  6. Tomato Puree – 2 tbsp.
  7. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp.
  8. Garam Masala – 1 tsp.
  9. Green chillies – 2.
  10. Cumin – 1 tsp.
  11. Vegetable Oil – 2 tbsp.

For the garnish:- Fresh Cream.


Step 1

Wash and marinate the fish fillet(here I  have used Baasa fish)with salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder and crushed garlic. Shallow fry the fish in a pan. Finely chop the onions and green chilies. Blanch the spinach and then make its puree.

IMG-3806.JPGStep 2

Take a kadhai. Add the cumin and vegetable oil to it. When they splutter add the chopped onions. Fry them till half cooked. Now add the ginger-garlic paste. Next add the green chilies, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder, tomato puree, garam masala and fry for two minutes. When the masalas are well-cooked pour in the palak puree which you made earlier and stir it up. Let it cook on medium flame for three minutes. Now drop in the fried fillets and simmer again for two-three minutes. You may check the seasonings before switching the gas off. Garnish it with fresh cream.

Our Boneless Fish In Spinach gravy is ready. It’s delicious and healthy and sure is a sight for really hungry people. Serve it with hot chapatis and fried rice, a curry and some salads.

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