Mock fish curry

Main Dish
4 servings
20 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
500 g Mock fish cut into 3 size slices

2 tablespoons dark soy sauce

2 tablespoons tomato puree

2 tablespoons plain yoghurt

1 onion diced

1 tablespoon minced garlic and ginger

Few curry leaves

2 tablespoons curry powder

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds

1 teaspoon mustard seeds

1 teaspoon fennel seeds

2 tablespoons tomato puree

100 ml yoghurt

100 ml milk

1 tablespoon tamarind paste

300 ml water

100 ml vegetable oil

Salt to taste

Coriander leaves for garnishing


  • Mix soy sauce, tomato puree and yoghurt to make a paste. Add mock fish pieces and marinate for 30 minutes.
  • In large pan heat oil, add mock fish in batches, deep fry till skin is golden brown. Drain with slotted spoon, and leave them to dry in kitchen towels.
  • To make curry, heat remaining oil in a pan, add onion, garlic ginger, curry leaves, mustard, fenugreek and fennel seeds sauté for a minute.
  • Add yoghurt, tamarind paste, tomato puree, curry powder, chili powder. Stir for 2 minutes till it forms a thick paste. Add milk, water and salt to taste. Close the lid let it boil for few minutes.
  • When gravy starts simmering, add fried mock fish, mix well. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves. Serve with rice /bread /roti /chapathi.


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