Fried Fish Masala Rice


1/2 kg fleshy fish, cut into small pieces
1 tbsp + 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 cup basmati rice
3 medium onions, chopped
1 1/2 tbsp ginger, chopped
1 1/2 tbsp garlic, chopped
2 medium banana pepper/ thondan mulaku, chopped
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp garam masala
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 -1/2 tsp pepper powder
1/4 cup coriander leaves
1/4 cup mint leaves
1/4 cup oil


  1. Marinate fish pieces with 1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, salt and 1 tsp lemon juice for 30 minutes.
  2. In a large pan, boil water adding enough salt. Add rice and cook till done. Drain the water and keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and fry the marinated fish pieces on both sides. Make them into small pieces and keep it aside.
  4. In the same pan used for frying fish, add chopped onions and saute till transparent.
  5. Add chopped garlic, ginger and banana pepper/thondan mulaku and saute well.
  6. Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder, 1/4 tsp pepper powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, 1 tsp garam masala and saute well.
  7. Then add chopped mint leaves and coriander leaves and mix well.
  8. Add fried fish pieces and mix well.
  9. Add cooked rice little by little and mix well.  Adjust salt and add 1 tbsp lemon juice, few chopped coriander leaves and mix well for 2-3 minutes. Remove from flame and serve hot..
  • Adjust spice powders to your taste….
Recipe Source: Magic Oven


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