Fish Curry 2 Print Email

(Maasor Patla Jool)

5-6 pieces of rainbow trout
4-5 medium sized potatoes, quartered, boiled and roughly crumbled
3 ripe tomatoes, chopped
1 small onion, finely chopped
3-4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
1/2 + 3/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
3/4 tsp cumin powder
3 cup of water
4 TBS of oil
a small bunch of coriander, chopped

for the tempering-

1 bay leaf
1 tsp whole cumin seeds
1 red chilli, split into half

How to-

Rub the fish pieces with the 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder and 1/2 tsp salt. Heat the oil in a pan and fry them. Reserve the oil.

In the same oil, add the ingredients for tempering and when the seeds start to splutter, add the tomatoes,onions and garlic, along with the rest of the turmeric powder and a pinch of salt. Cook covered over low heat till the tomatoes are mushy…do not let it dry out too much.

Add the potatoes, cumin powder and cook, stirring continuously till everything thickens.

Pour the water, increase the heat to high and bring the curry to a boil. Add the fish, garam masala powder and season with salt. Simmer till the oil begins to rise to the top. Mash a few bits of potatoes. Add the coriander and simmer for a few seconds.

Serve hot with plain rice, a squirt of lemon and enjoy.

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