Basa In Spinach Gravy

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 РWash 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 chillies.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 chillies,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.Its delicious and healthy and sure is a sight for real hungry people.Serve it with hot chapatis and fried rice,a curry and some salads.

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Fish Curry With Poppy And Mustard


  1. Fish(small variety)-250 gms.
  2. Poppy seeds – 2 tbsp.
  3. Yellow mustard seeds – 2 tbsp.
  4. Coriander seeds – 1 tbsp.
  5. Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp.
  6. Red Chilly Powder – 2 tsp.
  7. Fish curry masala – 1 tsp.
  8. Garam Masala – 1 tsp.
  9. Dry Mango or Amchoor Powder.- 1 tsp.
  10. Salt – According to taste.

For the tempering:-

  1. Curry leaves – A handful.
  2. Cumin and black mustard – 1 tsp.
  3. Vegetable Oil – 1 tbsp.
  4. Green Chililes-2.
  5. Kasuri Methi – 1 tsp.


Step 1 – Wash and marinate the fish with salt,turmeric powder and garlic.Here I have used a variety of fish called Shrimp Scad.You can use any fish of your choice.Keep aside.

Step 2 – Shallow fry the fish properly.

IMG-3582.JPGStep 3 – Grind the poppy seeds,yellow mustard and coriander seeds using a little water.

Step 4 – Take a kadhai. Add the vegetable oil to it.Now add the cumin and black mustard,curry leaves and after it splutters add the coriander powder,salt,turmeric powder,red chilly powder and fry for two minutes.Now add the masala paste of poppy and yellow mustard,green chillies,fish curry masala and fry again for two minutes.Add the garam masala. Add water to make the gravy and add dry mango powder to make the curry a bit tangy.Let it simmer on medium flame for three minutes.Now add the fried fish to it and simmer for two more minutes.

Garnish with kasuri methi and chopped coriander.Our fish curry is ready to be served.

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Oil -Free Fish.


  1. Fish(any fish can be used,small or big ) – 4 pieces.
  2. Okra – 1/2 bowl.
  3. Mustard and Cumin Paste – 4 tbsp.
  4. Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp.
  5. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp.
  6. Garlic Paste – 2 tsp.
  7. Tomato Puree – 2 tbsp.
  8. Dry Mango Powder – 2 tsp.
  9. For tempering – Five Spice – 1 tsp.
  10. Bay Leaf – 1.


Step 1 – Wash the fish.Rub some salt,turmeric powder and garlic paste on them.Now roast the pieces on a non-stick pan without even one drop of oil.Similarly cut the okra and roast it in a non stick pan,here again,without any oil.

Step 2 РTake a kadhai and add the five spice in it along with the bay leaf.When it splutters add the garlic paste and red chilly powder and then add the tomato puree. Now add the mustard and cumin paste in it.After two minutes, add the water for the gravy.Now stir in the roasted okra and roasted fish and then mix in some dry mango powder.Add salt lastly according to taste.Cover and cook the dish on medium flame for two-three minutes.Here I have used okra as my choice of veggie in combination to which you can use others too like aubergine,potato,cauliflower,radish,carrot and broccoli.Finally garnish with cilantro.

IMG_3050.JPGOur oil-free fish is ready.Its a healthy recipe good for diabetics and cholesterol patients and for other health freaks also.In this recipe I haven’t used even one drop of oil but it will not affect its taste in the least.The curry gravy should not be very thick.It is a great dish complete with taste and health and can be best had with steamed rice,onion,cucumber,tomato,lemon salad and some curd.

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Fish Fritters.


  1. Boneless Fish Fillet(cut into thin strips)-150 gms.
  2. Gram Flour – 200 gms.
  3. Semolina – 50 gms.
  4. Ginger -Garlic Paste – 1 tsp.
  5. Nigella seeds -1/2 tsp.
  6. Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp.
  7. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp.
  8. Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
  9. Garam Masala Powder- 1 tsp.
  10. Dry Mango Powder or Amchoor Powder – 1 tsp.
  11. Salt – According to taste.

For Sprinkling :-Chaat Masala.

For Serving :-Schezuan Sauce.


Step 1 – Wash and cut the boneless fish fillets in strips.Now sprinkle a pinch of salt over them.

Step 2 – Take a bowl and add gram flour and semolina in the given amounts in it.Next add the nigella seeds,turmeric powder,red chilly powder,cumin powder,garam masala,dry mango powder,salt and ginger-garlic paste and using water make a thick batter of it.

IMG_3018.JPGStep 3 – Now heat a kadhai and add oil to it.When it is hot enough take the fish strips and coat them in the above batter and drop them one by one in the oil.Fry the strips till golden brown and drain on a tissue paper.

Our fish fritters are ready.

Sprinkle some chaat masala over them and serve with schezuan sauce or any other dip of your choice.

Friends do try the recipe at home.Share your comments and feedback and have a great day everyone.Till then healthy cooking,happy living!!!!And happy mother’s day to all.