Sunday, October 09, 2011

Lajeej Palak Macchi (Delicious Fish Spinach Gravy)

500 gms Fish Fillet (clean & cut into medium pcs)

3 bunches of Palak (spinach) pick, clean and chopped finely

3 big onions (chopped finely)
1 pkt KDD tomato Paste
3 inch pc of ginger (chopped finely)
8-9plump garlic cloves (chopped finely)
4 green Chillies
4 tbsp Oil
1 tbsp Cumin seeds
1 tbsp Kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
3 tsp Mehran Kadai Mutton Masala
1 tsp Turmeric Powder
Salt to taste
2 cups of water
1 tsp white vinegar

Heat oil in a pot, Add cumin seeds and let it splutter.

Add the onions, brown them well.

Add Chopped ginger & garlic. Fry well.

Add tomato paste, fry.

Add kadai masala, turmeric, green chillies, salt fry for another minute.

Add chopped palak (spinach) & water. Close the lid & leave it on slow flame for 15-20 minutes untill spinach is nicely cooked and saucy. (If you want more gravy add another 1/2 cup of water.)

Now sprinkle crushed kasuri methi. Add Vinegar & adjust salt if required.

Add the pcs of fish, mix and leave it to cook on slow flame for another 2-3 minutes.

Serve it with hot piping boiled rice or enjoy it with chapattis.

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