Saturday, August 7, 2010

Fish Do Pyaza

What is life without some spice ! I sometimes wonder how the use of same spices induces different flavors to different dishes. Guess that's the wonder of Indian cooking ! This fish recipe comes from my grandma's kitchen.She herself is a vegetarian but her fish recipe is something that I die for. Back home Rohu is the fish used for this recipe. But I replaced it with Tilapia fillets.So all the fisheterians get ready for this simple yet delicious fish fry.
Preparation Time - 30 minutes
Serves - 4
Fish - 1 pound Tilapia
Lemon juice - 1tsp
Onion - 2 Medium size
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tsp
Vinegar - 1 tsp
Tomato Puree - 2 tsp
Pepper Powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric - 1 tsp
Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp

Salt to taste
Red Chili Powder as per taste
Oil for Cooking
Method of Preparation
1 Wash and clean the Tilapia fillets.Cut the fish into medium size pieces. Marinate the fish with lemon juice,turmeric and little salt and keep aside for 10 -15 minutes.
2 Take some oil in a pan and fry the fish on both sides till cooked.
3 Chop onions into thin slices. Take about 2 tsp of oil in the pan. Fry the onions till they look translucent.Add vinegar to the onions now.
4 Add ginger garlic paste and tomato puree to the onion and cook thoroughly. Add salt, and red chilli powder.
5 Once the masala is ready add the fried fish to it. Mix well such that the masala gets coated well on the fish. If needed sprinkle a little water. Add garam masala and pepper powder.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.
Serving Tips
Serve hot as a side dish with Jeera Rice/ Fried Rice / Plain rice or even with any flat bread like Naan or Roti
Make sure the oil is properly hot while frying the fish else the fish may break. Do not over fry the fish.
You can use any other fish instead of Tilapia for this recipe.
Fresh chopped tomatoes may be used instead of tomato puree.


Kitchen Flavours said...

Love the gorgeous color.....looks spicy and yum...hmm i should try this....bookmarked...

SuhaelAmrita said...

Looks so good! Also comes across as a simple dish. Will try it out and llet you know! :)

Jay said...

This looks so aweeeeeeeesome n spicy. must be a treat for fish lovers...


Looks so yummy, love the way you cook them, beautiful click too...

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Looks very inviting ...
Hamaree Rasoi

Kairali sisters said...

Satrupa.That is so so spicy and delicious fish dopiaza, i have had the same with chicken, Lovely click...

Suja Sugathan said...

Awesome..spicy and delicious fish..thanks for sharing this yummy recipe.

Akila said...

wow... ur pic speaks the taste... simply superb..just pass the plate here....

Satrupa said...

Thanks all for d lovely words.

Cheers n Happy Cooking,

PranisKitchen said...

this fish do pyaza looks so good.. looks so delicious and spicy.. sure will give a try

aghamir said...

fish do pyaza is look like so nice but in taste God better know.

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