How to make Tamatar Wali Machchi - SK Khazana -

Fish cooked with some aromatics and tomato puree - delicious

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Surmai darnes, Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Seafood

Tamatar Wali Machchi - SK Khazana

Tamatar Wali Machchi - 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 Tamatar Wali Machchi - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Surmai darnes 5

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Medium onions finely chopped 4

  • Tomato puree 2 1/2 cups

  • Red chilli paste 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Tamarind pulp 1/2 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Steamed rice to serve


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick deep pan, add garlic, ginger and green chillies and sauté till fragrant.

Step 2

Add onions, mix well and saute till golden brown. Add tomato puree and red chilli paste, mix well. Cook till the oil separates. Add salt and mix well.

Step 3

Add chilli powder and turmeric powder, mix well. Add fish darnes and mix well. Cover and cook for 5-10 minutes.

Step 4

Add coriander leaves and mix well. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve with rice.

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