Fish Gassi Recipe

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Fish Gassi
How to make Fish Gassi
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Fish Gassi Recipe: Delicious fish stir fried in a coconut and masala paste, simmered in tamarind paste and coconut milk. A recipe from South India.

Ingredients of Fish Gassi

  • For the masala:
  • 1 tsp Coconut oil
  • 3 tsp Coriander powder
  • A pinch of Fenugreek seeds (methi daana)
  • 1 tsp Fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 8 Pieces Pepper corn
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 15 Red chillies
  • 1 Coconut, grated
  • 2 Onions, sliced
  • 8 Garlic pods
  • 100 Ml Water
  • For the main preparation:
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut oil
  • 2 Onions, sliced
  • 10 Curry leaves
  • 2 Tomatoes, chopped
  • 500 Gram Fish fillets
  • Prepared masala
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Tamarind paste
  • 100 Ml Coconut milk

How to Make Fish Gassi

  • For the masala:
  • 1.Heat oil in pan. Add coriander powder, fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds, pepper corn, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and red chillies and dry roast them.
  • 2.Now add grated coconut, onions and garlic.
  • 3.Saute till the onion turns light brown.
  • 4.Then add water and grind them together.
  • For the main preparation:
  • 1.Heat oil in pan. Add sliced onions, curry leaves and sauté the onions till it loses colour.
  • 2.Then add chopped tomatoes and prepared masala, and stir-fry till fat separates.
  • 3.Add fish and stir fry.
  • 4.Add salt, tamarind paste and coconut milk. Mix it well.
  • 5.Garnish with curry leaves and coriander leaves. Serve hot.
Key Ingredients: Coconut oil, Coriander powder, Fenugreek seeds (methi daana),