Fish Thali


1 cup basmati rice
6-7 tsp ghee /oil
2 sliced onions
2 slit green chillies
2 cloves/lavang
1/2 inch cinnamon/ dalchini
1 bay leaf
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander leaves


  • Wash and soak rice in water for 1/2 an hour 
  • In cooker put ghee /oil and add lavang,dalchini and bay leaf and fry for a minute
  • Put the green chilli and onion slices and saute for 5 minutes
  • Add ginger galic paste and fry till raw smell dissappears
  • Drain water from the rice and add to it and fry for 3-4 mins
  • Add 1 1/2 cups water, salt  and close the lid 
  • Switch off the gas after 2 whistles
  • Open the cooker and gently mix the rice, garnish with chopped coriander leaves and shallow fried onion 
  • Serve hot with raita or any spicy gravies!!

Anjal Masala Fry 

4 slices of Anjal / seer  fish
1 finely chopped Onion
7 tsp coconut oil or refined oil
Coriander leaves
Curry Leaves ( 8-10)
For the Masala :
15 Kashmiri or Byadgi Red Chillies
1/2 tsp Corriander seeds
1/2 inch Ginger
4 cloves of Garlic
1 tsp Tamarind pulp
Salt to taste


  • Grind the ingredients of the masala to a fine paste.
  • Marinate the cleaned fish with 1 tsp masala for 1/2 hour.
  • In a pan heat 7 tsp of oil , Saute chopped onions and curry leaves.
  • Now add the remaining Masala and fry for 8-10 mins.
  • Add 1/4 cup of water and the marinated fish.
  • Add salt if needed.
  • Keep the pan covered till the fish is cooked .
  • NOTE: It tastes better if coconut oil is used instead of refined oil. You can also use Lady  fish or Pompfret for the same recipe.
Jhinga Hariyali

250 gms prawns,cleaned and deveined
2 medium onions finely chopped
5 tsp oil
1 tsp lemon juice
Salt to taste

1/2 tsp turmeric pdr
1 tsp coriander/ daniya  pdr
1/2 tsp cumin/  jeera pdr
1 tsp chat masala
1/2 tsp red chilli pdr

For the masala :
2 green chillies
5 garlic cloves
1/2 inch ginger
1/2 cup coriander leaves
1/4 cup fried onion slices
Grind the above into fine paste 


  • Marinate the cleaned prawns with the mentioned ingredients and ground masala paste and refrigerate for one hour
  • In oil saute chopped onions till light brown, add the marinated prawns and cook till done
  • Add lemon juce and mix well
  • If you want gravy add little water and cook
  • Serve with hot ghee rice ,fried rice or jeera  rice

4 medium sized Anjal / Visonu / Seer fish slices
Salt to taste
4 tsp coconut oil
1 medium size onion finely chopped
2 slices green chillies
1/2 inch ginger finely chopped

1 cup fresh grated coconut
little tamarind
4-5 red chillies roasted in 1/2 tsp oil
Grind the above ingredients into a fine paste and keep aside


  • Clean the fish slices and apply 1/2 tsp salt and mix 
  • Put the ground masala in a vessel,add water and adjust the consistency of the gravy according to your taste
  • Put the salt ,chopped onion,ginger,green chillies and make it boil for 5 mins
  • Now add the fish slices and cook till the fish is cooked
  • Add the coconut oil and give a quick boil and your curry is ready to serve with rice!!!


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