Tilapia Fries

Tilapia is a popular farmed fish and is easily available despite the lock down. While fresh fish is the best, frozen Tilapia is a good alternate. It not very expensive and has a subtle flavor that goes very well with a nice flour coating. You Need: Tilapia fillets. All purpose flour. Paprika. Chilly Powder. Salt.Continue reading “Tilapia Fries”

Lemon Coriander Sardines

You Need: Sardines Lemon Juice Garlic, mashed. Coriander Seeds. Fresh Coriander. Pepper Corns. Oil. Salt. Dry roast the pepper corn and coriander seeds. Smash them into a powder. Combine all the ingredients but taste it before you add the fish. Balance accordingly. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes.Grill in an oven at 180CContinue reading “Lemon Coriander Sardines”

Sardines with Very Less Oil

Sardines with very less oil. You Need: Sardines. Coriander leaves and stems. Garlic. Mustard oil. Black Pepper. Lemon Juice. Salt. This recipe is simple and uses a method I call as cold frying. In a pestle pound together the garlic, black pepper, salt and lemon juice. Add in a tablespoon of mustard oil. Mix itContinue reading “Sardines with Very Less Oil”

Zucchini Prawns

This is a dish heavily inspired by the Ratatouille. You Need: Prawns. One large onion, chopped up. Couple of cloves of garlic, chopped up. Three tomatoes, chopped up into small pieces. Zucchini, cut into small bite sized pieces. Italian Seasoning. Olive Oil. Basil or Coriander for garnish. Salt. In a largish pan, sweat the onionsContinue reading “Zucchini Prawns”

Grilled Mackerel

I don’t need to repeat what I feel about the Mackerels. You Need: Mackerel Fillets : I don’t remove the bones as I give it to my cats. Lemon Juice. Finely chopped and mashed garlic. Finely diced green chilly. A little sesame oil. Salt. Combine together all the ingredients.┬áLay the fish, skin side up onContinue reading “Grilled Mackerel”

Balanced Meal

Simple base for both the vegetables and the fish. You Need: For the base : Lots of Garlic, a little Ginger and Green Chilly. Smashed in a pestle. Protein : Used Mackerel but you can use any fish or poultry. Sweet Potato. Radish. Any fresh herb. Used Fenugreek but coriander or parsley will also work.Continue reading “Balanced Meal”

Roasted Mackerel

My favorite fish prepared in my favorite way. You Need: A Mackerel. Thinly sliced onion. Chopped Garlic. Chopped Green Chilly. Extra virgin olive oil or cold pressed sesame oil. Any vegetables. The fish must be completely clean. Not even a sliver of the inner black stomach lining must remain. This is extremely important. Stuff theContinue reading “Roasted Mackerel”

Fish with Pounded Spices

The best way to improve your cooking is to invest a lil time into your tools. Go old school and get a mortar-pestle. You Need: Seer Fish slices. Finely diced onion. Lots of garlic. Green chilies. Some fennel seeds. Some Cumin seeds. Chopped tomatoes. Mustard oil. Pound together the garlic, green chilies, fennel and cumin.Continue reading “Fish with Pounded Spices”