Fish Curry With Poppy And Mustard


Hello dear friends.Welcome back. Today I’m sharing a recipe of fish made with poppy and mustard. It’s really delicious and a super treat for all who love fish in all its different styles. But every time being delicious. So let’s start with it—


  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 Chillies-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 chilies, 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.

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