Friday, 16 November 2007

Masala Fish / Machi Bateta / Spicy Cod and Potato Curry



Ingredients
2 lb cod; skinned and cut in 2 to 3 inch pieces
Juice of 2 limes
2 tbl spns plain flour
4 medium potatoes; cut into circles
1 large onion; chopped fine
8 large tomatoes; blanched, peeled and liquidised
1 tspn tomato puree
4 cloves garlic; minced
1 tspn grated ginger
4 chillies; minced
2 tspn coriander/cumin powders
1/2 tspn tumeric
salt to taste;
3-4 tblspn Oil
Coriander chopped fine for garnish

Method
Marinate the fish in add lime juice and some salt for 30 minutes. Coat with plain flour and shallow fry until golden brown; set aside
Saute the potatoes until cooked; put the to one side
Heat 1 tlbspn of oil in a pan, add the onions until, golden brown.
Add the tomatoes, tomato puree, garlic, ginger, chillies and salt. Cook, until the oil floats out, then add the salt, tumeric, coriander and cumin powders, mix and cook for a further 5 minutes.
Place the fish and potatoes in an oven proof dish; pour the tomato mix (masala) over them and place in a medium hot oven (180oC for 30 - 45 minutes) or microwave for 6-10 minutes until every thing is piping hot.
Garnish with coriander, serve with chapattis
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10 comments:

Asha said...

Birthday Lunch? Looks delicious. I have a pack of frozen Cod, got to try your recipe Saju, thanks!:))
Thali is mouthwatering!

Saju said...

thanks Asha for being first yet again!

Rina said...

Saju wow, that is a lovely thali. Spicy and yummy.

remya said...

Lovely thali....looks yumm...love that spicy cod..

meeso said...

I love fish! I do not cook it enough, you make me want to go buy some cod and get to work!!!

dara said...

looks yummy!
this may be the next recipe i try.

Dee & Chai said...

Great recipe, Saju! We love cod in our house and can't have enough recipes to make them.

Lissie said...

the cod and potato curry is so delicious! unique recipe...

pinky said...

this is the second recipe i am trying from this site and it turned out excellent!! my husband said u must go back and comment......looks like i am hooked on this site now! Thanks once again

Saju said...

Thank for your comment Pinky. All the recipes on this blogs are tried and tested. And..... Chachi is a brilliant cook (I am her daughter).

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