Hilsa Fish Curry - South Indian Fusion Style | How to make Hilsa Fish Curry - South Indian Fusion Style

By Bethica Das  |  6th Nov 2018  |  
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Hilsa Fish Curry - South Indian Fusion Styleby Bethica Das
  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    20

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  • Serves

    4

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About Hilsa Fish Curry - South Indian Fusion Style Recipe

Hilsa - The most favourite fish among the Bengalis is usually prepared using mustard paste in a traditional manner. But how about giving it a new makeover and preparing it in a South Indian fusion style? This surprise package is ideal for a Diwali / kitty / or dinner party.

Hilsa Fish Curry - South Indian Fusion Style

Ingredients to make Hilsa Fish Curry - South Indian Fusion Style

  • 4-5 pieces of Hilsa Fish
  • 2-3 tbsp. oil
  • 2-3 dry red chilies
  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp. asafoetida
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1" ginger, chopped
  • 2-3 garlic Cloves, chopped
  • 1-2 sprig curry leaves
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 Tsp. coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp. Red chili powder
  • 2 Green chilies, slit
  • 2-3 tbsp. fresh grated coconut
  • 2-3 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped

How to make Hilsa Fish Curry - South Indian Fusion Style

  1. Marinate the fish with a pinch of salt and turmeric powder for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and temper with dry red chilies and mustard seeds. After it stops spluttering, add the onion, ginger, garlic, asafoetida and curry leaves. Saute till light brown.
  3. Add all the sry spices and give it a stir.
  4. Add the marinated fish and green chilies. Cover and cook on a low flame for 4-5 minutes. Turn the fish halfway through.
  5. Add the fresh coconut and cook, covered for another 2 minutes.
  6. When done, switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.
  7. Serve with plain steamed rice.

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