Wondering what to do with the fish steaks in your freezer? How about making an authentic Mustard Fish Curry? Bengali cuisine is all about using aromatic spices, along with the distinct flavour of mustard. Here we share a Mustard Fish Curry recipe that you can make for lunch or dinner. Check out the recipe below.
Wash the fish pieces and pat them dry. Take a bowl and add coriander powder, garam masala powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt. Mix the ingredients. Coat the fish pieces in this mixture and keep them aside for 10-15 minutes.
Heat some oil in a non-stick pan. Once the oil is hot, add the marinated fish pieces and shallow fry them on both sides until they turn brown.
Take a blender and add garlic cloves, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and black cardamoms. Grind the ingredients into a smooth paste.
In the non-stick pan, heat some oil. Add the mustard paste, garam masala and onions. Sauté the mixture until the onions are soft.
Add the fried fish to the gravy and cook for 3-4 minutes on medium flame. Add a little water as required.
If you want the curry to have a unique taste then you can also add a few nigella seeds to the mustard curry paste for blending.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can I fry the fish in Mustard oil?
Yes. You can fry the fish in mustard oil. Make sure to bring the oil at the smoking point and then lower the flame to fry the fish.
Can I use other fishes for this recipe?
Yes. You can choose any fish or your choice to make this recipe.