Mughlai Fish Curry


Mughlai Fish Curry

A completely different way of preparing mouthwatering fish curry
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 people



  • Marinate the cleaned and cut fish with salt and turmeric powder for about 10 mins.
  • Grind the mixture of poppy seeds, cashews and curd until the poppy seeds are finely ground.
  • Fry the marinated fish in oil.
  • :- Make sure that the surface is evenly golden brown in color.
  • Heat the required amount of oil in a pan.
  • Splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add finely chopped onions and saute until it is transparent.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste, cumin powder and fry for 2 more minutes.
  • Add the ground mixture of poppy seeds, curd and cashews, sliced tomato and green chillies.
  • Add oil to it and heat it for sometime.
  • When the mixture starts sticking to the pan, add almost 1 cup of water followed by coriander powder, chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Add the fried fish pieces and cook on medium heat with the pan covered for about 10 mins.
  • :- Make sure that the curry does not stick to the pan. If it sticks add required amount of hot water to the curry. Dont add too much water as the gravy will be too thin.
  • After 10 mins, switch of the stove.
  • Add a tsp of oil to the curry and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
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Response (8)
  1. G
    Geeths October 27, 2007

    How can you get those poppy seeds ground? I think it may need a conventional stone grinder. I was so disappointed to see that. Sorry.. I didnt get the dish well. I can rate it only 2 stars.

  2. r
    remya June 23, 2008

    Please mention the quantity of fish to be used?

  3. S
    Sowrah September 9, 2012

    The dish came out really well… Everyone at home enjoyed it… Thanks for the excellent recipe

  4. J
    Juny March 27, 2007

    tried the fishcurry…tasted so gud…Yummmmyy!!!.goes well with rice or post recipes like this.

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