Garlicky Pomfret Fish Fry

I find people who don’t like fish as being very fishy…in other words, my cat does not like them. Take a whole garlic. Remove all the pods. Pulse them in a mixie and you have this wet paste that smells awesome. But you can’t really fry anything in it. So we start a balancing act.Continue reading “Garlicky Pomfret Fish Fry”

Red Mullet Grilled

Fishes come in all colors and shapes. But one of the prettiest fishes is the Red Mullet. Its called Nagarai Meen in Tamil. It has a lovely color and soft white meat. It does have quite a few bones but they are manageable. With fishes that have such delicate flavors, I prefer using minimal spices.Continue reading “Red Mullet Grilled”

A Simple Prawn Masala

A break down of this simple recipe to make it uncomplicated. 15 Prawns, shelled and de-veined. Curry leaves. Mustard Seeds. Cumin Seeds. Fennel Seeds. One onion, chopped fine. Capsicum, chopped. Garlic chopped. Chilly powder. Coriander powder. Turmeric powder. Salt. Oil. Fresh Coriander. Heat oil. Add in curry leaves, cumin, fennel and mustard seeds. A minuteContinue reading “A Simple Prawn Masala”

Tengra in Mustard Sauce

Tengra is a fresh water catfish. This is a simple recipe with loads of freshly ground yellow mustard seeds. Tengra Fish. Cleaned. About 300 grams. Yellow Mustard seeds, 3 tablespoons. Fresh Chilies. Garlic. Coconut. Turmeric Powder. Chilly Powder. Tomato puree, about 1/2 a cup. Garam Masala Powder. Fresh coriander, chopped. Mustard oil. Salt Get waterContinue reading “Tengra in Mustard Sauce”

Mullet and Peas

Simple is always a lot more elegant. Mullet Fillets. Freshly crushed pepper. All Purpose Flour. Oil. Peas. Butter. Chilly Flakes. Garlic Powder. Salt. Pat the fish dry. Combine together some flour, pepper and salt. Taste it to adjust the salt. Sprinkle this over the fish. The quantity must be such the fish is fully coveredContinue reading “Mullet and Peas”