CATFISH AND POTATO CURRY
Hello friends. Welcome to my corner again. Usually, I try to make healthy dishes for my family and friends for every occasion. Today my blog is on Catfish. It is also called Shingi and in my region, it is called Magur. It is eaten in many parts of the world and preferred in Assam. It is found in ditches, ponds, small lakes and is black in colour. It is a fish having a lot of medicinal value. It is helpful in making blood in the body. It also has a lot of omega-3 fatty acids and no mercury. So today, I want to share the recipe of catfish with potatoes in mild spices. I hope you will like it. So this is the recipe—–
- Catfish or Magur Fish—250 gms
- Green Chilly—1
- Ginger-Garlic Paste—1 tsp
- Turmeric Powder—1 tsp
- Coriander Powder—1 tsp
- Cumin Powder—2 tsp
- Red Chilly Powder—2 tsp
- Fish Masala—1 tsp
- Tomato Puree—1 tbsp
- Vegetable Oil—1 tbsp
For garnishing-–Chopped Coriander(optional)
Wash and clean the fish. Marinate it with salt, turmeric powder, and garlic paste. Make a paste of onion and green chilly. Peel and cut the potatoes. Shallow fry them till browned.
Take a thick bottomed kadhai and add vegetable oil to it. Add the onion and chilly paste. Fry for three minutes. Next, add the ginger-garlic paste. Fry again. Now add the masalas, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander-cumin powder, fish masala and tomato puree and fry everything for five minutes.
Add water to make the gravy and let it simmer on medium flame for ten minutes. Now add the potatoes and cook for two minutes. Lastly, add the fish pieces in and cook for a minute before switching off the gas.
Our Catfish And Potato Curry is done. Serve it over steamed rice, lemon-onion rings, and some green chutney.
Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!