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Boal fish curry with coconut milk.

Alamara Mazumdar
35 minutes
Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Boal fish curry with coconut milk. RECIPE

It is very tasty dish that can be served as a main dish with plain rice.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Assam and North East
  • Boiling
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Boal fish 3 pieces
  2. tomatoes 2
  3. turmeric 2tspn
  4. cumin powder 1tspn
  5. salt to taste
  6. water 1cup
  7. coconut milk 1/2cup
  8. onion chopped 2
  9. garlic 4 cloves crushed
  10. White mustard seed 2 tblspn (paste)
  11. oil 4 tbl spn
  12. Green chilli 2 slit.
  13. coriander leaf finely chopped 1tbl spn.


  1. First wash 3 fish pieces and coat with 1tspn turmeric and salt.
  2. Heat 2tbl spn oil in kadhai.
  3. Now fry the fish till light golden colour and keep aside.
  4. Heat 2 tbl spn oil in a wok.
  5. Add onion and saute for 2 minutes.
  6. Add garlic and salt and saute for another 3 minutes.
  7. Now add all spices red chillli 1tspn, turmeric 1tspn,Cumin 1tspn,mastered seeds paste 2 tbl spn and tomatoes.
  8. Saute well and continuously stir it till tomatoes get tender.
  9. Then add water 1cup and add fish to it.
  10. Now cover with a lid and cook for 5 minutes in high flame.
  11. After 5 minutes add coconut milk and cook fot 10 minutes.
  12. Now add green chilli and coriander leaf and cook for 5 minutes the remove from gas.
  13. Now it is ready to serve.

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Hema Mallik
Hema Mallik   Mar-12-2018

Such an amazing dish.

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