How to make Sindhi Fish Curry -

Sindhis like to cook fish in plenty of oil with fresh coriander leaves and some other simple masalas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Rawas (रावस), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Sindhi

Course : Main Course Seafood

Sindhi Fish Curry

Sindhi Fish Curry Recipe Card


Sindhi cuisine is delightful, and those who have had a taste of it will know that there is a great deal of flavour and spice in this cuisine. This does not mean that all food in Sindhi cuisine is spicy, as there are plenty of sweet dishes in it to. 
Sindhi cuisine is a result of many influences - Baluchistan touches the border of Sindh and so does Punjab – so there is bound to be an immigration of ideas! It goes without saying that pre-partition played an immense role in making Sindhi cuisine what it is today. As Sindh was once part of India, Indian foods have had a large influence is shaping Sindhi cuisine. The spicy and aromatic features of Sindhi and Indian meals are similar. Sindhi cuisine refers to the cuisine of the Sindhis from Sindh, Pakistan and India. 
Combinations of dishes are also important in Sindhi cuisine. Over the years the best ones have lasted and are repeatedly presented together.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Sindhi Fish Curry Recipe

  • Rawas fish darnes 4 medium

  • Oil 6 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 cup

  • Garlic cloves chopped 6-8

  • Green chillies chopped 4-5

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

  • Lemon A few slic for garnish

  • Fresh coriander sprigs A few for garnish


Step 1

Sprinkle two tablespoons oil, salt, and turmeric powder over the fish darnesand rub well all over the surface. Set aside to marinate for ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 2

Grind together coriander leaves, garlic, green chillies and fenugreek seeds to a smooth paste with little water.

Step 3

Heat two tablespoons oil in a non-stick pan and shallow fry the marinated fish for two to three minutes on each side. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Heat remaining oil in another non-stick pan. Add ground paste and half cup water and mix well. Cook for two minutes.

Step 5

Add coriander powder, salt and tomatoes and cook for two to three minutes.Add one cup water and mix well and let the mixture come to a boil.

Step 6

Arrange the fish on a serving plate and pour the gravy over.

Step 7

Garnish with lemon slices and coriander sprigs. Serve hot with Indian bread or steamed rice.

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