Fish

Fish is a good source of protein, calcium and iodine. The main varieties of fish can bring a pleasant originality to your menu, if well prepared and properly presented. Fish can be cooked deliciously with good masalas. Fish is most responsive to flavouring during the actual process of cooking. Some varieties require special flavours. Others need only salt and pepper. Fish is the simplest and healthiest form of obtaining dietary requirements of protein. It is low in calories and contains essential vitamins and minerals but no saturated fats. Fish is also easier and quicker to cook than meat. A large variety of fish is available in India.Awesome Cuisine brings you simple and easy Fish recipes perfect for breakfast, lunches and party dinners.

Tandoori Fish
Fish

Tandoori Fish

Tandoor is cylindrical cooking equipment used for baking and cooking various food items. It gives a distinct smoky flavor to the dish. Various tandoori dishes are generally cooked in countries like Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Balkans, Middle East, and Central Asia as well as India and Bangladesh. Coal and wood are […]

Sankara Fish Fry
Fish, Ketogenic Diet

Sankara Fish Fry

Sankara Fish Fry is a very popular fish fry recipe from Tamilnadu. Sankara Meen is also known as Red Snapper (English) or Aarass ki Macchi (Bengali). Sankara Fish or Red Snapper is pretty popular and easy to source. It gets its name from the the pinkish hue of its body and […]

Tawa Masala Pomfret
Fish

Tawa Masala Pomfret

A popular and one of the easiest fish recipes from the coastal regions of India, the Tawa Masala Pomfret is a great appetizer to any meal. Pomfret fillets are marinated in spices and cooked on a tawa. Serve with mint chutney and onion salad. Ingredients: Pomfret Fillets – 4, medium […]

Achaari Machli
Fish

Achaari Machli

An authentic recipe from Hyderabad, this is a popular and easy to make dish from the royal kitchen of Mughali cuisine. Fresh water fish cooked in pickling spices and served with roti or naan. Ingredients: Any Fresh Water Fish – 500 gms, deboned and cut into 2 inch pieces Onion […]

Machli Begum Bahar (Fish with Pepper and Vinegar)
Fish

Machli Begum Bahar

Boneless fish pieces marinated in a mixture of vinegar, ginger garlic paste and fried until golden brown. Best served with a salad or potato chips. Ingredients: Any Fresh Water Fish – 1 kg, de-boned and cut into 2 inch pieces Vinegar – 2 tblsp Black Pepper Powder – 1 tsp […]

Cheesy Baked Salmon
Fish

Cheesy Baked Salmon

This is a simple and delicious dish with minimal ingredients. The Cheesy Baked Salmon is a perfect dish for those sunday brunches. Ingredients: Salmon Fillets – 750 gms Mayonnaise – 3/4 cup Coriander Leaves – 2 tblsp, chopped Parmesan Cheese – 2 to 3 tblsp, grated Lemon Juice – 3 […]

Nanjil Nattu Meen Kuzhambu (Nanjil Fish Curry)
Fish

Nanjil Nattu Meen Kuzhambu (Nanjil Fish Curry)

A popular dish in Nagercoil and Kanyakumari districts, this fish curry (meen curry) is served with hot rice. Ingredients: Kilimeen (Threadfin Bream) – 250 gms, cleaned, washed, chopped Tamarind Extract – 1 cup, thick Drumstick – 1, chopped Fenugreek Seeds – 1/2 tsp Curry Leaves – few Oil as required […]

Bengali Fish Fingers
Fish

Bengali Fish Fingers

A popular and easy to make Bengali style appetizer/snack. These fish fingers are well suited for any occasion, party or can also be served as an evening snack. Ingredients: White Fish Fillets – 300 gms, skinless, boneless Eggs – 2 Fennel Seeds – 1 tsp Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp […]

Turmeric Fish Curry
Fish

Turmeric Fish Curry

A delicious and healthy fish curry with turmeric. Ideal for lunch or dinner with hot, steaming rice. Ingredients: White Fish Fillets – 200 gms, boneless, skinless, chopped Mustard Seeds – 2 tsp Curry Powder – 3/4 tsp Red Chilli Powder – 1/3 tsp Ginger – 1 1/2 tsp, finely grated […]

Pineapple Seafood Soup
Fish, Pineapple, Prawn, Shrimp, Soup, Squid, Vietnamese

Pineapple Seafood Soup

Pineapple Seafood Soup (or Canh Chua Tom as it is locally known) is a popular Vietnamese sweet and sour soup variety made with pineapples and mixed seafood. Ingredients: Mixed Seafood – 250 gms, cleaned, shelled and chopped (prawns, squid, shrimps and fish) Oil – 1 tsp Onion – 2 tblsp, […]

Thai Fish Cakes
Fish, Thai

Thai Fish Cakes

A great starter/appetizer, these Thai fish cakes are a popular street food in Thailand. Simple and easy to make, they are best served with sweet chilli sauce. Ingredients: Firm White Fish Fillets – 400 gms, boneless Fish Sauce – 3 tsp Corn Flour – 1/4 cup Red Chilli Paste – […]

Chettinad Fish Fry
Fish

Chettinad Fish Fry

This chettinad style fish fry is simple, easy to make and tastes delicious.  Fish fillet marinated in chettinad style masala and then shallow fried in oil. Ingredients: Fish Fillet – 1 (preferably pomfret) Shallot (Sambar Onion) – 1, peeled Turmeric Powder – a pinch Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp […]

Chettinad Meen Kuzhambu (Chettinad Fish Curry)
Fish

Chettinad Meen Kuzhambu (Chettinad Fish Curry)

A delicious and traditional recipe for Chettinad fish curry without coconut. Serve hot with steamed rice or with idli or dosa. Ingredients: Fish Fillets – 400 gms, cleaned, washed (preferably Vanjaram/Seer Fish) Fenugreek Seeds – 1/2 tsp Green Chillies – 4 to 5, slit Tomatoes – 300 gms, chopped Sambar […]

Achari Fish Tikka
Fish

Achari Fish Tikka

A delicious and popular starter/appetizer dish suited for most meals. Bite-sized pieces of fish fillets are marinated in an assortment of spices and then grilled to perfection. Best served alongside roti, naan or paratha with mint chutney. Ingredients: Fish Fillets – 200 to 250 gms, skinless, cut into small pieces […]

Bread Crumbs Fried Fish
Fast Food, Fish

Bread Crumbs Fried Fish

A great recipe for any party or special occasion. Crispy and delicious fish fillets and served with a salad/fries and dipping sauce. Ingredients: King Fish Fillets (Vanjaram Meen) – 200 gms, skin and bones removed Breadcrumbs – 100 gms Eggs – 2 White Pepper Powder – 1/4 tsp Ginger Garlic […]

Nethili Meen Fry
Fish

Nethili Meen Fry

Nethili Meen (or Anchovies) is a commonly found fish variety in Indian ocean and are a cheap source of protein. These fishes are either fried and served as a snack or used in various curries. This recipe (Nethili Meen Fry or Anchovy Fry) makes a perfect appetizer or can also […]

Malabar Fish Curry
Fish

Malabar Fish Curry

A delicious, popular and simple to make Malabar style fish curry. Best served with hot rice. Ingredients: Vanjaram Fish (Seer Fish) Fillets – 100 gms Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp Coconut – 50 gms, grated Green Chillies – 2, small Ginger – 1/4 inch piece, peeled Red Chilli Powder – […]

Salmon and Potato Salad
Fish, Potato, Salad

Salmon and Potato Salad

A simple Salmon and Potato salad with a Dijon mustard dressing. Best served warm with toasted bread. Ingredients: Potatoes – 375 gms, quartered Onion – 1, medium, cut into wedges Olive Oil – 2 tsp Cherry Tomatoes – 100 gms Salmon Fillets – 2 (each about 150 gms) Salt as […]

Paturi Maach
Fish

Paturi Maach

A delicious Bengali fish marinated in a mustard paste, wrapped in banana leaves and steam cooked. Ingredients: Bhetki (Barramundi) Fillets – 250 gms (you can also use red snapper or salmon) Mustard Oil – 100 ml Nigella Seeds (Kalonji) – 3 tblsp Turmeric Powder – 2 tsp Red Chilli Powder […]

Fried Fish Rolls
Fish

Fried Fish Rolls

A simple and popular fried fish snack. Serve as a starter or appetizer with chutney or sauce. Ingredients: Fish Fillets – 200 gms, any white fish Maida (Plain Flour) – 3 cups Sambar Onions (Shallots) – 8 to 10, sliced Eggs – 4, large Curry Leaves – few Ginger – […]

Chettinad Vanjaram Meen Varuval
Fish

Chettinad Vanjaram Meen Varuval

A popular Chettinad Seer fish fry. Ingredients: Vanjaram Meen (Seer Fish) – 5 fillets Red Chilli Powder – 2 tblsp Saunf Powder – 3 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste – 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice – 3 tsp Salt as per taste Oil as required Method: 1. […]

Fried Bombay Ducks
Fish

Bombay Duck (Bombil) Chilli Fry

Bombay Duck (or commonly known as Bombil) is a sea fish variety native to Arabian Sea. Ingredients: Bombay Ducks (Bombil) – 3, cut into 1 inch pieces Onion – 1, finely sliced Garlic – 1 clove, finely chopped Dry Red Chillies – 1 to 2, finely chopped Oil – 1/4 […]

Grilled Marinated Fish Kebabs
Fish

Grilled Marinated Fish Kebabs

Ingredients: Kingfish Fillets – 500 gms, cut into bite-sized cubes Garam Masala Powder – 1 tsp Garlic Paste – 1 tsp Lemon Juice – 1 tblsp Salt as per taste Coriander Leaves – handful, finely chopped Wooden Skewers – soaked in water for 30 minutes Method: 1. Mix the garam […]

Kedgeree
British, Fish

Kedgeree

Kedgeree is a dish that is said to have originated in the 13th century in India. It became popular during the British rule of India and is a classic Anglo-Indian breakfast dish. The dish can be eaten hot or cold. Ingredients: Basmati Rice – 500 gms, washed, drained Haddock Fillets […]