Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Tilapia Fish Masala Curry - Meen Masala Curry

This is a spicy fish masala curry. Spices like coriander, chili, turmeric and black pepper gives it a distinct flavor. Especially for a fish like Tilapia, this masala goes very well. Other fish to try this recipe is with black pomfret.


3 - whole Tilapia,cut into small pieces

3 - Tomatoes, quartered

5 - Big Shallots, diced

1 inch size - Ginger, cut small

2 - Green chili, slit in center

5 tbsp - Coriander powder

1 to 2 tsp - Red chili powder ( depends on how spicy you want it )

1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder

1/4 tsp - Black pepper powder

2 cups - Water

Salt to taste

Sesame oil


1 tsp -Mustard seeds

10 - Curry leaves


1 ) In a utensil, heat oil, add mustard. When the mustard pops, add curry leaves, shallots, green chili, ginger and stir for 2 minutes.

2 ) Now add the powders - coriander, red chili, turmeric and black pepper powder. Stir for a minute. Add Tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes.

3 ) Add cut fish pieces, salt and water. Cook on medium heat till the fish is cooked and the masala has thickened.

Serve with rice or chapati.


Just Another Brick said...

Thank you for your kind words :-)

Satyam paranjaal thaangalude blog kandathil pinne naattil pokanam enna oru vijaarameyullu manasil. All the preparations look great and I'm sure tastes great too. ..drool.. Good job!

aana koduthaalum kiliye.. aasha kodukkaamoo.. ..sigh.. ;) can you Fedex some curries? ;)

Mishmash ! said...

hey,,,i tried this one today...liked the taste....had it for lunch and now reheating for dinner as well :)


Modern Farming said...

Very nice and informative blog posting. Among all the fish, tilapia fish is Awesome! Tilapia fish farming is very profitable and easy. I like this fish very much for it's unique taste and nutritional value.