Being a bengali,I just love fish.All of you know that fish curry and rice our staple  food. Each time I want to make fish dishes quite differently. This is one recipe which i made few days back and loved the combination of it.

Preparation  Time- 10 Minutes 
Marination Time - 1Hr
Cooking Time - 15 minutes
Servings - 2 


Fish  Marination 

Any Fish (I used Surmai) -4medium  pieces
 Red chilli powder-1 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Ginger-Garlic paste-1tsp
Salt to taste
 Juice of half Lemon

 Masala Gravy 
Onions -2(paste)
(Tomatoes-1 nos 
Green Chillies-3 nos
Coriander leaves -1/2cup)
Take tomatoes, green  chillies and coriander  leaves  ...grind to make a fine paste(if required, add little  bit water )
Red Chilli Powder-2 tsp
Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
Ginger-Garlic Paste-2 tsp
Garam masala Powder -1tsp88Coriander Powder-1tsp
Lemon juice -1/2 of lemon
Salt to taste
Oil-4 tbsp


Wash and clean the fish pieces.

In a bowl marinate the fish pieces with red chilli powder,turmeric powder,ginger-garlic paste ,salt and lemon juice mix well.Keep it for 1 hour.

Heat oil in a non-stick pan ,place the marinated fish and fry them on  medium flame until they are
nicely browned,flip over gently to the other side and fry   till browned.Remove  the fish pieces in  a plate.

Add some more oil in the same pan..add onions  paste, fry until light brown

Add ginger garlic paste

Add tomato, coriander  and green chillies paste..and cook until  the raw smell of masala paste goes away

Add remaining  marination masala,turmeric powder, red chill powder, coriander powder and salt. ..cook until  oil gets separated

Add 1/4 cup warm water...bring it to boil...once the water will start boiling. .simmer the gas. .add fish pieces. ..cover and cook for 5 minutes or until  gravy  dries up.

Open the lid..add lemon juice and garam masala. ..mix well..cook for 2 minutes. Switch off the heat.


  1. Tawa fried fish masala looks so delicious. Making me hungry :)

  2. Looks absolutely delicious. I love the spices you have infused and the flavours that the dish emanates therefore. The click is visually enticing and I am so loving this yummilicious fish dish.

    1. Thanks a looooot dear for ur so loving comment...

  3. very tempting and delicious recipe dear