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Machchli ka Salan ~ Fish curry in Hyderabadi flavors !

Here is an exotic recipe from spice shahar Hyderabad.If you are a fish savvy and looking for a varied recipe to try,this is yours.Cooked in a blend of spices and balanced with succulent coconut milk,this curry makes an excellent pair with rice or roti…Do try.


500 gm fish,cut into medium pieces
2 medium onions,sliced finely
Small piece of ginger,crushed
3 garlic cloves,crushed
3/4 tsp kashmiri chilly powder
2 medium tomatoes,blanched, peeled and chopped
3/4 cup coconut milk
1 cup water
Oil,salt as required

Grind to fine paste

Gooseberry sized tamarind soaked in little water
3 tsp coriander seeds
1 dry red chilly
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp turmeric powder


Grind the ingredients mentioned in the particular section along with water to a fine paste.Keep ready.Heat oil in a curry pot and roast the sliced onions in medium heat till golden brown.Add crushed ginger and garlic to this and continue roasting for another one minute.Add kashmiri chilly powder and salt.Saute till the raw smell disappears.Add the ground paste at this stage.Roast this adding 2-3 tsp water till the masala is well cooked and release a nice aroma.Throw in the chopped tomatoes and roast till it blend well with other spices.Pour 1 cup of water and bring it to boil.Drop the fish chunks and allow it to simmer for 5 more minutes.Keep the pot closed.You may rotate the pan in between.Reduce the heat and pour the coconut milk.Shake the pot gently and allow it to simmer for another 2 minutes. Switch off.Serve with rice or roti.

*Recipe Source : Nita Mehta


20 comments on “Machchli ka Salan ~ Fish curry in Hyderabadi flavors !

  1. divya
    October 18, 2012

    looks mouthwatering…just delicious!


  2. Vimitha Anand
    October 18, 2012

    Flavorful curry dear


  3. Priya
    October 18, 2012

    Wish i live near you, fish curry looks extremely irresistible and definitely makes me hungry even after having my dinner..


  4. radha
    October 18, 2012

    Nice fish curry. Not too sure if they are Hyderabadi flavours, but looks absolutely delicious.


  5. Saraswathi Tharagaram
    October 19, 2012

    Authentic dish..Liked the way you prepared..


  6. Valarmathi Sanjeev
    October 19, 2012

    Wow..this looks absolutely yummy and mouthwatering.
    Liked your header very much


  7. Priya Satheesh
    October 19, 2012

    Awesome n mouthwatering curry…


  8. Shabbu
    October 19, 2012

    Looks delicious..yummy..
    Shabbu's Tasty Kitchen


  9. Swasthi
    October 19, 2012

    irresistible fish curry! looks awesome!


  10. Jay
    October 19, 2012

    looks yummmm n perfect…love ur presentation
    Tasty Appetite


  11. revathi
    October 19, 2012

    I love fish and I can have this anytime..:)) Bookmarked this girl..:))


  12. Julie
    October 19, 2012

    Flavorful n mouthwatering,Dhyuthi..Nice header too:)
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  13. Suja Manoj
    October 19, 2012

    Fish curry looks so tempting,can't wait to try this,thanks for sharing dear.


  14. Akila
    October 21, 2012

    Wow very tempting fish curry

    Event: Dish name starts with P


  15. Reshmi Mahesh
    October 22, 2012

    Adipoli curry…Looks very flavorful and yummy…


  16. Umm Mymoonah
    October 22, 2012

    Mouthwatering here by looking at this curry, very delicious.


  17. Devilish Angel
    October 23, 2012

    Thanks for the recipe…


  18. Manju
    October 26, 2012

    Yummmyyyyyyyyyyyyyy……….looks awesome!


  19. Ragini Sharma
    November 8, 2012

    I love fish curry…Will it soon.

    Joint Replacement India


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This entry was posted on October 18, 2012 by in Fish, Hyderabadi food, Nita Mehta, Non-veg curries.


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