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Fish curry

Fish curry

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Cuisine India
Servings 4
Calories 110 kcal


  • 7-8 hake steaks
  • 1 large onion cut in julienne
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 2 medium tomatoes cut into small pieces
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • Water or fish stock
  • Salt to taste


  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin powder
  • 2 teaspoons of coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder


  • Mix the hake steaks with salt and a little bit of turmeric powder and set aside.
  • In a small bowl mix all the ground spices with a little water and set them aside.
  • Put a large pan with oil on medium-high heat. When the oil is hot, add the bay leaf and cumin seeds. Add onions and fry them until golden brown.
  • Add ginger paste and sauté for few seconds. Then add the spice mixture and tomatoes. Fry everything together until the oil separates.
  • Add one and half a cup of water or fish stock.
  • Add the hake steaks and salt. Let them simmer for 7 minutes. Then turn them over very carefully so that they do not break and let them cook for another 7 minutes.
  • Serve them with hot basmati rice.