Fish Karahi

Fish karahi is a flavorful and spicy fish preparation, that really goes well with steamed rice, paratha or any flat breads.
Ingredients for marinating:
  1. Fish- 1/2 kg (any big fish) cubed
  2. Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  3. Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp
  4. Ginger garlic paste- 1tsp
  5. cumin powder- 1/4 tsp
  6. salt-to taste
  7. oil-for frying
Other ingredients:
  1. Onion-2 nos
  2. Tomato puree- of two large tomatoes
  3. Ginger garlic crushed-1 tbsp
  4. Green chilly slit-2 nos
  5. Curd-1 tbsp
  6. Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  7. Chilly powder-1 tsp
  8. Garam masala powder- 1/2 tsp
  9. Cumin powder- 1/2 tsp
  10. salt-to taste
  • Marinate fish pieces with ingredients under marination for 30 minutes and shallow fry it in hot oil for few minutes until both sides are just cooked (about 5-10 minutes; no need to browned).
  • Take it out from the oil and keep aside in a plate.
  • In the remaining oil; saute onions until transparent.
  • Add ginger garlic crushed and  green chilly; saute for a minute.
  • Add all the powders one by one in low flame by mixing well in each addition.
  • Add curd and tomato puree.
  • Mix well and cook for another  5 minutes.
  • Add cooked fish pieces along with 1/4 cup of hot water.
  • Cook for another 5-10 minutes  until the fish pieces get cooked properly by immersed in the thick  gravy.
  • Switch off the and sere hot with steamed rice.
Fish Karahi Fish Karahi Reviewed by fejnaem on 22:57 Rating: 5


  1. Hi lovely recipe. Book marked have heard of chicken karahi but never fish :)

  2. Thank you Nammi for the great feedback...Do try n lemme knw hw it turned out for u..:)


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