How to make Pan Fried Basa with Sweetened Pineapple Sauce -

An absolute delectable seafood maincourse served with an interesting preparation of pineapple sauce

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Basa Fillets, Pineapple (पाइनेपल/अनानास)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Pan Fried Basa with Sweetened Pineapple Sauce

Pan Fried Basa with Sweetened Pineapple Sauce Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pan Fried Basa with Sweetened Pineapple Sauce Recipe

  • Basa Fillets cut into 2 inch pieces 400 grams

  • Pineapple chopped 8-10 cloves

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Spring onion greens chopped a few

  • For Pineapple Sauce

  • Pineapple cut into ½ inch cubes 1 small

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 8-10 cloves

  • Ginger chopped 1/2 inch piece

  • Onion chopped 1 small

  • Spring onion green chopped 1 stalk

  • Salt to taste

  • Milk 2 tablespoons

  • For Soyabean Stick

  • Soya flour 1 cup

  • Onion chopped 1 small

  • Turmeric powder a pinch

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Marinate the fish with garlic, salt and lemon juice. Set aside for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2

To make the pineapple sauce, melt the butter in a non-stick pan. Add the garlic, ginger and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Add the onion and sauté till translucent. Add the pineapple cubes and sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Add the spring onion green, salt and milk and mix well. Cook for a minute and set aside.

Step 5

To make the soyabean stick, combine together soyabean flour, onion, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt and cumin seeds in a bowl. Add sufficient water and knead into a firm dough.

Step 6

Roll the dough into a half inch thick roti and cut into 5 inch thick strips.

Step 7

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry soyabean strips till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 8

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in another non-stick pan and shallow fry the fish fillets till golden brown on both sides.

Step 9

Pour the pineapple sauce in a serving plate and assemble the fish fillets.

Step 10

Add the chopped spring onion greens and garnish with soyabean sticks.

Step 11

Serve immediately.

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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.