Saucy Garlic Fish (from cookbook)

Saucy Garlic Fish
Saucy Garlic Fish

Saucy Garlic Fish Recipe:


  • 1 kg white fish fillet
  • One medium onions finely chopped
  • 1 tsp whole jeera
  • ¼ tsp haldi
  • ¼ tsp red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp curry mixture powder
  • 3 tbsp ginger/garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 2 gloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 1 finely chopped green chillies and 2 chillies slit into half (remove the seeds)
  • 1 tsp all purpose flour – make paste adding little water and stir it.
  • Coriander leaves


  1. Clean the fish with water and haldi.
  2. Marinate with ¼ tsp haldi, ¼ tsp chilli powder, 1/4 tsp coriander powder and 2 tbsp ginger/garlic paste and 1 tbsp of oil.
  3. Marinate for one hour in the fridge.


  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the marinated fish crisped. And set it a side.
  2. Heat little oil in a wok and add finely chopped onions, finely chopped green chillies, finely chopped garlic and whole jeera.
  3. Saute for 5 minutes then add 1 tbsp ginger/garlic paste, ¼ tsp curry mixture powder.
  4. Saute for 5 minutes and add 2 cups (as you require your consistency) of water gradually.
  5. Add the flour paste slowly and keep stirring. Once the sauce is cooked, taste and add the fried fish and keep on slow fire for 5 minutes.
  6. Garnish with coriander leave and slit green chillies.


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