How to make Indian Fish Curry - SK Khazana -

Delicate flavoured fish curry that is so irresistible

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Medium pomfrets, Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Indian Fish Curry - SK Khazana

Indian Fish Curry - SK Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Indian Fish Curry - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Medium pomfrets cut into darnes 2

  • Onions finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Dried red chillies 4-5

  • Fresh coconut scraped 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coconut oil 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger chopped 1/2 teaspoon

  • Tamarind pulp 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander sprig to garnish


Step 1

Put 1 tbsp chopped onion, red chillies, coconut and a little water in a grinder jar and grind to a fine paste.

Step 2

Take fish darnes in a bowl, add salt and turmeric powder and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 10 minutes.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add ginger and remaining onion, mix and sauté till golden brown.

Step 4

Add ground paste, mix well and saute for 1-2 minutes. Add 2 cups of water and mix well. Let the mixture come to a boil.

Step 5

Add tamarind pulp and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add the fish pieces and mix lightly. Cook for 5-6 minutes on medium heat.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.