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Healthy recipe: Kashmiri fish

Nutritious recipe for sea food lovers.

Written by Neha Chandna |Published : May 21, 2015 8:55 PM IST

If you love seafood, you will definitely enjoy this scrumptious dish. Made with pomfret, it is aromatic, delicious and high on the nutrition meter too. This dish is rich in protein and also has omega 3 which will keep you in good health. Team it up with soft rotis or brown rice.


  • 250g pomfret
  • 1 cup curd, whisked
  • 1 tsp ginger, grated
  • tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 green chillies, deseeded and slit
  • 1 clove
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
  • 2 tsp oil
  • cup water
  • Salt
  • Pinch of hing and haldi


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  1. Apply salt and turmeric to washed fish and keep aside for 5 minutes.
  2. In a bowl, whisk curd with little salt.
  3. Heat 1 tsp oil in a non-stick pan, and stir-fry the fish slices till they are light brown in colour. Place on absorbent paper.
  4. Heat the remaining oil in pan, add cumin seeds, as they crackle, put in the hing, cloves, and grated ginger, fry briefly.
  5. Reduce the heat and stir in the yoghurt. Cook while stirring on low heat till the yoghurt gets a nice reddish-brown color. Add the coriander powder and mix well. Add the fish slices, salt and water. Stir gently and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer on low heat for about 20 minutes or till the fish is almost cooked and the gravy has thickened.
  6. Add the garam masala (hot spice mix), green chillies and fresh coriander. Mix very gently and cook tightly covered on very low heat for about 10 minutes or till the fish is cooked but firm.

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