Fish Masala / Meen Masala


250 gm fish
2 onions
2 green chillies
1/2 tsp ginger paste
1/2 tsp garlic paste
2 tbsp coriander powder
4 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
2 tomatoes
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp garam masala
1/2 cup coriander leaves, chopped


  1. Clean the fish pieces and marinate it with 1 tsp chilli powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and salt.
  2. Crush green chillies, ginger and garlic together.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and fry the marinated fish pieces and keep them aside.
  4. In the same oil used for frying fish, add 1 chopped onion and fry well till brown and grind it to a paste without adding water. Keep it aside.
  5. In a bowl, mix chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder together and make a paste adding little water.
  6. Heat oil in a pan and add 1 chopped onion and saute well.
  7. Then add crushed ginger- garlic- green chilli paste and saute well.
  8. Add chopped tomatoes and masala paste ( step 5) and mix well.
  9. Add 1 cup water and salt and bring to boil.
  10. When it starts to thicken, add ground onion paste and fried fish pieces and cook for few minutes till masala is well coated with fish pieces.
  11. Finally add garam masala and chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  12. Remove from flame and serve hot………



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