Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Chatpata Fish


1.Rohu fish - 6pieces
2.Tamarind pulp - 1/2cup
3.Turmeric powder - 1/2tsp
4.Cumin powder - 1tsp
5.Whole red chilly - 2nos
6.Rock salt to taste
7.Sugar - 3tsp
8.Mustard oil - 3tsp
9.Bay leaf - 1no
10.Onion - 1medium size finely chopped
11.Garlic chopped - 2tsp


Marinate the fish with 1/2tsp turmeric powder and salt for 15mins.Shallow fry them and keep aside.Heat oil in a wok and add bay leaf and whole red chilly.Once they crackle add onion and garlic and fry till they change brown in colour.Now add tamarind pulp,cumin powder,turmeric powder,salt,fish and cook in a low flame for 2to 3 mins by covering with a lid.Now add sugar and cook till it melts.Serve hot with rice or chapattis.

Note - Use a good quality non-stick frying pan to fry the fish.You will need very less amount of oil to fry from both sides.

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