Basa Fish Curry.

Its a very yummy, instant fish curry and it taste very nice with steam rice and fried papad.


  • Basa Fish:--------------- 500gm (boneless and fresh) (cut into medium pieces)
  • Tomato purée:---------- 4 tbsp.
  • Onion :------------------ 2 (roughly chopped)
  • Onion:------------------- 1 (finely chopped)
  • Tomato :---------------- 2 (roughly chopped)
  • Ginger n Garlic paste:------- 3tsp.
  • Tamarind:-------------- 1tbsp (soak in warm water)
  • Chilli powder:--------- 2tbsp.
  • Mustard seeds:--------- 1tsp.
  • Turmeric:--------------- 1tsp.
  • Fish masals:------------ 1tbsp.
  • Coriander:-------------- 2tbsp ( finely chopped)
  • Mustard oil:------------- 4tbsp.
  • Salt to taste.


  • Wash the fish and rub with some salt and turmeric, keep aside.
  • In a microwave base bowl add roughly chopped onion, tomato, ginger garlic paste, tamarind, chilli powder, fish masala(1tsp) add oil 1tbsp, and microwave it for 4-5mins. (or till onion gets soft)
  • After 5mins grind it till you get's a fine paste.
  • In a non-stick pan add 2tbsp oil, as the oil heated add fish after 2mins, turn it for another 2mins.(or till it gets cook)
  • In a kadai/pot add remaining oil, after 1min add mustard seeds as they started popping.
  • Add the onion, tomato mixture stir it for 3mins then add tomato purée.
  • When the mixture start separating oil add water and boil it for 9-10mins on medium flame.
  • Then add the basa fish , fish masala and salt .
  • Cover it for another 5mins on low flame.
  • Garnish it with coriander, serve with steam rice and fried papad.

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