How to Make A Unique and Delicious Basa Fish Curry!
Ingredients
Marination:
For the paste:
For the curry:
Instructions
Marinate & cook the fish:
  1. Marinate the fish with the ingredients mentioned under marination.
  2. In a frying pan, heat 1 tsp of oil and lightly fry the fish on both sides for 2 to 3 minutes till the raw smell disappears.
  3. Keep aside.
Making the masala paste:
  1. Heat oil in a pot and add cumin. Once it splutters, add the sliced onions and fry till lightly golden.
  2. Add the ginger garlic paste and saute for 1 minute. Next, add the tomatoes and ½ tsp salt.Cook till tomatoes become soft.
  3. Once soft, add the grated coconut or the substitute, along with the red chilli powder and turmeric.
  4. Fry this mixture till it turns fragrant, and then take it off the gas to cool.
  5. Once cool, pour the mixture into a mixer jar and add 2 to 4 tbsps of water. Grind till you get a smooth masala.
Cooking the curry:
  1. Add 1 tbsp of oil to the same pot that was used for the paste and heat on low.
  2. Add curry leaves and green chillies, and let it splutter
  3. Add the ground onion and tomato paste, along with garam masala. Fry until fragrant.
  4. Pour 1¼ to 1½ cup water to the masala, mix well and bring to a boil.
  5. Wait till the curry thickens and oil rises to the top.
  6. Slide the sauteed fillets of basa into the curry and cook on medium flame.
  7. Carefully flip or turn the pieces over every 3 to 4 minutes
  8. Once the fillets bulge a bit in the curry, switch off the gas
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves and add salt if required
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How to Make A Unique and Delicious Basa Fish Curry!
Basa Fish Curry in a white bowl with curry leaves and red chillies.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword basa fish curry
Servings
Ingredients
Marination:
For the paste:
For the curry:
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword basa fish curry
Servings
Ingredients
Marination:
For the paste:
For the curry:
Basa Fish Curry in a white bowl with curry leaves and red chillies.
Instructions
Marinate & cook the fish:
  1. Marinate the fish with the ingredients mentioned under marination.
  2. In a frying pan, heat 1 tsp of oil and lightly fry the fish on both sides for 2 to 3 minutes till the raw smell disappears.
  3. Keep aside.
Making the masala paste:
  1. Heat oil in a pot and add cumin. Once it splutters, add the sliced onions and fry till lightly golden.
  2. Add the ginger garlic paste and saute for 1 minute. Next, add the tomatoes and ½ tsp salt.Cook till tomatoes become soft.
  3. Once soft, add the grated coconut or the substitute, along with the red chilli powder and turmeric.
  4. Fry this mixture till it turns fragrant, and then take it off the gas to cool.
  5. Once cool, pour the mixture into a mixer jar and add 2 to 4 tbsps of water. Grind till you get a smooth masala.
Cooking the curry:
  1. Add 1 tbsp of oil to the same pot that was used for the paste and heat on low.
  2. Add curry leaves and green chillies, and let it splutter
  3. Add the ground onion and tomato paste, along with garam masala. Fry until fragrant.
  4. Pour 1¼ to 1½ cup water to the masala, mix well and bring to a boil.
  5. Wait till the curry thickens and oil rises to the top.
  6. Slide the sauteed fillets of basa into the curry and cook on medium flame.
  7. Carefully flip or turn the pieces over every 3 to 4 minutes
  8. Once the fillets bulge a bit in the curry, switch off the gas
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves and add salt if required