Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Fish and Yogurt Curry

For fish dish lovers, here is a light and very tasty fish curry.


  • Fish-10 pcs (rohu fish is preferable)
  • Onion paste-6 tbs
  • Garlic & ginger paste-2 tbps
  • Turmeric powder-2 tsp
  • Garam masala-1 tbps
  • Mustard oil-4 tbsp
  • Salt-3 tsp
  • Curd/Yogurt-2 cup
  • Sugar-2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder-1 tsp
  • Green chillies-5 pcs(cut into length wise pieces)
  • water-1/2 cup


  • Wash the fish properly with water,then mix with heeng(asafoetida),wash again.Now,rinse every fish piece with wheat flour and wash again so that its smell and stickiness go off.
  • Marinate the fish with the 1 tsp of salt,1 tsp of turmeric powder and half of the oil and keep the mixture for 30 minutes.Keep aside.
  • Beat the curd with sugar and a little of water.Add onion paste [ 2 tbps ] & chilli powder [1/2 tsp].Chillis can be skipped if desired so.Keep aside.
  • Take out the marinated fish from marinating mixture & throw the residual water.
  • Add marinated fish into curd paste and keep the mixture aside for 30 minutes again.
  • Heat the rest of oil in deep frying pan on the flame.
  • Fry the onion and garlic & ginger paste till it is well cooked and starts oozing oil.
  • Add rest of turmeric powder,green chilli,garam masala and 1/2 tsp of red chilli into fry pan.Mix well and cook for half minute.
  • Now add the fish mixture into the fry pan,mix well.Cover the fry pan and let it cook for 20-30 minutes on low flame.
  • Ensure that fish is properly cooked,then close the flame.Keep the dish covered for 5 minutes.
  • Serve hot with rice and naan.

Fish and Yogurt Curry


  1. i enjoy fish dishes.will try this one.seems to be yummy!

  2. Thanks for visiting my Blog.. You have a lovely blog too. Fish curry is just awesome. Happy New Year to You Also Sangita.

    1. nabanita ji,i am thankful...i will have to learn presentation from you...bye

  3. Ah! Doi machh!
    Thanks for the virtual treat!

  4. Hi Sangeeta
    Nice fish recipe... Sounds a bit like the way we make rezala... Marinating in curd. I am totally crazy about doi mach. I do it a bit differently... Maybe will post the recipe in my blog sometime in future.