Thursday, July 12, 2012

BASARA MEI SEYALA MACHI ( Fish with Onion Masala)

Try out this delicious Sindhi style fish cooked with onions and spices. It tastes very good with dhodho ( Bajra or Jowar ki roti ). 

Fish ......... 250 gms.
Onion ...... 4-5
Tomato .... 1
Ginger-garlic paste.... 1 tbsp.
Green chillies .......... 1
Coriander leaves ...... handful
Turmeric powder ..... 1/4 tsp.
Coriander powder .... 1 tsp
Cumin powder .......... 1 tsp.
Amchoor powder .......... 1 tsp.( or crushed anar dana)
Garam masala .......... 1 tsp.
Coriander leaves ..... for garnishing
Red chilli powder ..... 1/2 tsp

1. Wash the fish and marinate the slices with a little salt.
2. Cut the onion finely.Heat a little oil in a flat bottomed sauce pan and stir fry the onion for 2 minutes.

3. Add the chopped tomato, green chilli , ginger garlic paste, salt and simmer for 2-3 minutes.

4. Put the fish slices and sprinkle all the masalas and coriander leaves.Simmer until done, carefully turning the slices once.( no water required)
5. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rotis.


  1. Replies
    1. Thanks Divya.. I love collecting crockery

  2. This curry looks delicious. I ate a similar curry at a Bengali neighbor years ago.

  3. Fish looks great! And love the dish you've presented it in!

  4. Than you for this excellent sayal machhi recipe...turned out to be hugely delicious !


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