Tomato Fish Curry – A Quick and Delicious Recipe

Tomato Fish Curry is a dish which is not only easy to make but also a comfort dish for days when you don’t feel like cooking or want to prepare a quick meal. It is an ideal accompaniment for steamed rice and can be made within 30 minutes. Read on to know how!

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Tomato Fish Curry - A Quick and Delicious Recipe
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In a pan, heat mustard oil and add ajwain. Stir for a few seconds and add the chopped onion. Sauté until slightly browned and then add ginger-garlic paste. Once the onion turns golden brown, add coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric and salt. Stir-fry for a few seconds.
  2. Now, add slit green chillies and grated tomatoes. Cook until the oil starts separating from the sides of the curry. Add 3-4 cups of water or as needed and bring to a boil. Finally, add the fish and garam masala and cook for about 10-12 minutes.
  3. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot with steamed rice.
Recipe Notes

Recipe Tip

To enhance the flavour, you can also season and marinate the fish with lemon, salt and pepper spice-rub for 30 minutes.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use canned tomato puree for this recipe?

Yes. You can also use a store-bought tomato puree for this fish curry. However, for authentic flavours, it is recommended to use fresh tomatoes.

Can I bake the fish before adding it to the curry?

Yes. If you have time, you can marinate and bake the fish a day ahead and add it to the fish curry and cook until heated through.

One Comment

  1. Mona Prabhakar

    Can you share a recipe for grilled fish?

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