Flavourful Mustard Fish Curry

In the mood for south indian but don't want the usual idli or dosa? Let's go for a flavourful mustard fish curry. Made with sauteed some whole spices, curd and some fried curry leaves, this curry is lip smacking delicious with the tender fish made in just 20 minutes.

What is Mustard Fish Curry ?

Mustard fish curry is a south indian curry recipe, with a lot of whole as well as dry spice powders added. The major base of the curry is made from chopped tomatoes and curd and the prominent flavour comes from freshly fried curry leaves. Fish in the curry is generally added in cubes or in some cases, a darne of fish or a steak can also be used.

How to make Mustard Fish Curry

  1. Heat a trivantage kadai and add mustard oil in it. Into that add cardamom pods, mustard seeds, ginger garlic paste, chopped onions, curry leaves. Saute everything properly and add chopped tomatoes to it. 
  2. Mix everything thoroughly and saute the onions with chopped green chillies. Saute everything and add turmeric, red chilli powder and garam masala to it. 
  3. After everything is sauteed add fresh curd to the kadai, mix it up and add some water to the pan as well. Cook the curry till the oil separates and then add cubed river sole fish. Mix them up and finish it off with some fresh coriander.
  4. Serve the curry hot in a bowl and top it with some fresh chopped coriander and ginger juliennes.


Expert Tips

  1. Make sure to saute the garlic and onions thoroughly before adding the chopped tomatoes.
  2. The curd and water after the masala is necessary to stop them from burning.
  3. The fish should be added just at the end as it does not take that long to cook.

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