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Indian Fish Curry

Easy to make Indian Fish Curry for a beginner.

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword indian fish curry, pomfret fish curry, seafood
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 2
Author Avin Kohli


  • 1/2 Kg Pomfret
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric powder
  • 4-5 tbsp Cooking oil
  • 2 Red onions chopped
  • 3 Tomatoes chopped
  • 1 tsp jeera cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp rai mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric powder extra for masala
  • 1/2 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masala
  • Oil for frying fish


  1. Clean the fish and pat dry. Add salt & tumeric powder. Coat well and keep it side for 30 mins.

  2. In a pan heat oil and add onions. Sauce till little brown.

  3. Add the chopped tomatoes. Cook till they are soft and mushy.

  4. Take out and put in a blending jar. Make a fine paste. Keep aside.

    * pls make sure that the masala has cooled down.

  5. Now in the same pants add more oil. Add jeera and rai. Cook for 10 seconds till they flutter. 

  6. Now add ginger garlic paste and cook for another 30 sec till its cooked.

  7. Now add red chilli powder, tumeric powder, coriander powder and garam masala. Mix well.

  8. Add the blended masala. Cook for another 10 mins. Maybe add some water to adjust the consistency.

  9. In the meanwhile heat oil and fry the fish. Around 2 mins each side. * make sure the oil is well heated otherwise the fish will not fry properly.

  10. I have served this with rice on the bottom. Masala on the rice And then the fried fish with some onion rings.

  11. Enjoy your meal!