Fish in Dill and Tomato Sauce

Shallow fried fish pieces cooked in dill and tomato sauce. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Fish  in Dill and Tomato Sauce
Main Ingredients Boneless fish fillets, Fish sauce
Cuisine Thai
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Fish in Dill and Tomato Sauce

  • 2 Boneless fish fillets cut into 1 inch pieces
  • ½ tablespoon Fish sauce
  • ½ teaspoon Crushed black peppercorns
  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh dill leaves (suva) finely chopped
  • 3 large Tomatoes blanched, skinned and diced
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 3 medium Onions thinly sliced
  • 4 Garlic cloves minced
  • ½ cup Chicken stock
  • ½ tablespoon Fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 Spring onion roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons Peanuts roasted chopped


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan.
  2. Place fish pieces on a plate, add fish sauce, crushed peppercorns and refined flour and rub the mixture over the fish pieces till they are well coated.
  3. Place them in the pan and shallow-fry, turning sides, till they are lightly browned all over. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. To make sauce, heat oil in another non-stick wok, add onions and garlic and sauté till lightly browned. Add tomatoes and sauté till soft.
  5. Add chicken stock, fish sauce and sugar and cook for five minutes.
  6. Add fried fish, spring onion, dill leaves and coriander leaves and mix well.
  7. Place only the fried fish on a serving plate and pour the sauce over it. Garnish with peanuts and serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1389
Carbohydrates 68.7
Protein 78.4
Fat 88.9
Other Fiber Fiber- 18.5gm