Khud Style Baked Fish

Basa steaks marinated in a medley of spices, wrapped in aluminium foil and baked. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Khud Style Baked Fish
Main Ingredients Basa fillets, Cumin seeds
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Khud Style Baked Fish

  • 2 large Basa fillets cut into steaks
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 10-12 Garlic cloves
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Dried red chilli paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup Hung yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons Ghee
  • 1-2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 cup Basmati rice parboiled
  • 4 pieces Aluminium foil


  1. Preheat the oven to 180º C.
  2. Dry roast cumin seeds, coriander seeds and fennel seeds in a small non-stick pan till fragrant. Remove from heat, cool and grind to a powder.
  3. Char the garlic cloves and grind into a paste with a pinch of salt.
  4. To make the marinade, put the ground powder and garlic paste with red chilli paste, turmeric powder, salt, lemon juice, yogurt and ghee in a bowl and mix well. Add fresh coriander and mix well.
  5. Apply the marinade evenly to the fish steaks.
  6. On each aluminium foil piece, place a portion of rice. Sprinkle some water on top and place the marinated fish on it and wrap tightly.
  7. Place these parcels on a baking tray, put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for eight to ten minutes.
  8. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1535
Carbohydrates 168
Protein 77.3
Fat 61.5
Other Fiber Niacin- 10.9mg