How to make Grilled Tawa Fish -

Fish marinated with Indian masalas and grilled and served with sautéed vegetables.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Basa fillets, Juice of 1 lemon

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Grilled Tawa Fish

Grilled Tawa Fish Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Grilled Tawa Fish Recipe

  • Basa fillets 2-3

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Curry leaves 18-20

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 4 tablespoons

  • Egg 1

  • Rice flour 1/2 cup

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Green capsicum cut into juliennes 1

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Tomato seeded and cut into juliennes 1


Step 1

Cut the fish into medium size pieces and place them in a bowl. Add lemon juice, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, salt, red chilli powder and coriander powder and mix well.

Step 2

Roughly chop curry leaves and add to the fish alongwith the chopped coriander and egg. Mix well. Add rice flour and mix again.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick grill pan. Place fish pieces and cook till evenly done from both the sides.

Step 4

Transfer the cooked fish on a serving dish.

Step 5

Add the capsicum, onion and tomato in the same pan and sauté for a minute.

Step 6

Place the sautéed vegetables along the fish and serve hot.

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