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Fish Makhani

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Fish Makhani is just what its name suggests - fish in a delicious, thick, creamy sauce. Serve it on a bed of plain boiled rice or better still, team it with Kaali Daal.

About Recipe

How to make Fish makhani

(5 ratings)
11 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
15 mins
Total time
25 mins
Fish makhani
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Fishes & sea-foods
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : March 12, 2019

Ingredients used in Fish makhani
• Fish(small fillets) - 300 grams.
• Whole garam masala(each cardamom, cinnamon, clove, bay leaf) - 4 no.
• Tomatoes - 500 grams.
• Kasoori methi powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Butter - 1/4 cup.
• Salt - to taste.
• Green chilies - 25 grams.
• Kashmiri red chili - 25 grams.
• Cashew nuts - 50 grams.
• Onions - 150 grams.
• Sugar - 1 tea spoon.
• Ginger garlic paste - 1 tablespoon.
• Chili powder - half tea spoon.
• Coriander powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
• All purpose flour - 1 tea spoon.
• Lime juice - 1 tea spoon.
• Cream - 1 tea spoon.
  • Add whole garam masala in the muslin cloth and tie it . Heat butter in a pressure cooker and put the garam masala sachet in it, add onions cashew nuts, saute it for 2 minutes, then add salt, ginger garlic paste, cook this till raw flavour is gone. Add colour giving chilli or Kashmiri red chilies, green chilies, tomatoes, mix it well and put the lid on and let it cook for 15 to 20 minutes in a slow flame (5 to 6 whistles).
  • Let it cool down, remove the sachet using strainer drain out the water and put the onion and tomato into the blender and blend them and make a paste and again strain it, after straning all, discard the seeds and peels of tomato. Cook the strained paste of tomatoes and onions for 20 minutes then add salt, sugar as required , mix it and add toasted kasoori methi (cursh it with hands) once it comes to boil, switch off the flame.
  • Take fish pieces in a plate and sprinkle chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, salt and all purpose flour, squeeze the lime juice and coat the masala on both sides of the fish, heat butter in a pan, add marinated fish and shallow fry them and add makhani gravy. Cook this along with fish and add cream mix it and serve this with saffron rice.

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Return20 Posted on Wed Feb 26 2014

Excellent! I cant wait to make this!?

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daaraofthegesert Posted on Wed Feb 26 2014

Back in the old studio? :o?

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jkesar13 Posted on Wed Feb 26 2014

Chef u r so excited abt the food u often skip words... Vah chef u r the cutest?

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vanscoyoc Posted on Thu Feb 27 2014

This would be great with Tilapia.?

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Philip Bepari Posted on Thu Feb 27 2014

There is a big difference between the fish makhani on your frying pan and on the serving dish??

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Laila Ali Posted on Fri Feb 28 2014

Mmm looks so yumi, def. gona make it some Day...?????

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pfeffer Narinder Posted on Sat Mar 01 2014

Very nice ?

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debleena das Posted on Sat Mar 01 2014

The recipe is too gud...can u plz tell the brand of the white frying pan u used to fry the fish....?

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jay phil Posted on Mon Mar 03 2014

Yummu i my tummy :::?

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Dheenul Basheer Posted on Thu Mar 13 2014

Made it...loved it...super yummy!?

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goury v Posted on Sun Aug 23 2015

tried and cane out really well. .. ???? awesome job chef?

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