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Dhaba-Style Fish Curry Recipe
How To Make Dhaba-Style Fish Curry
To satisfy our dhaba cravings, we have found out the recipe of a classic dhaba style dish and it is none other than dhaba-style fish curry! Indulge in the masaledaar delights of dhaba with this delicious fish curry.
- Total Cook Time 35 mins
- Prep Time 15 mins
- Cook Time 20 mins
- Recipe Servings2
Ingredients of Dhaba-Style Fish Curry
- 500 Gram Fish (Rohu, Trout, Asian Carp)
- For Marination:
- 1 tbsp Besan
- 1 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
- 1 tsp Turmeric powder
- 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
- 1/2 tsp Cumin powder
- 1 tsp Salt
- 2 tsp Lemon Juice
- 2 tbsp Oil
- 1 tbsp Water
- 100 gram Chopped onions
- 1 Clove Ginger (chopped)
- 200 gram Chopped tomatoes
- 1/2 tsp Turmeric
- 1 tsp Red chilli powder
- 1 tsp Coriander Powder
- 1 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
- 3/4 tsp Cumin powder
- 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
- 2 Green Chillies (chopped)
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Mix the items for the marinade in a bowl. Add all the fish pieces and mix them to coat the fish pieces with the masala mix. Set aside for 30 mins.
Add the onion, tomatoes, ginger and garlic into a blender/grinder and blend it into a smooth paste.
Heat oil in a pan for shallow frying and add the marinated fish pieces side by side. Fry the fish pieces on medium heat for 3 mins on each side till slightly browned. Continue to fry on high heat for 2 mins on both sides. Remove and set aside on a plate.
Now take another wok or kadhai and heat oil. Add the mustard seeds and when it splutters, add the chopped green chillies.
Add the onion-tomato paste, give it a mix and fry on high to medium heat for 20 mins till the paste is fried & reduced and oil separates.
Now add the spice powders and salt, give a mix and continue to fry on medium to low heat for 5-6 mins till the masala is cooked & granular and oil separates.
Add 400 ml water, give a mix and add the fried fish pieces. Cover and cook on low heat for 10 mins till oil separates.
Remove the lid and add the roasted & powdered Kasuri Methi (fenugreek leaves). Give a mix and simmer for around 2-3 mins.