Fish Bacalhau Recipe

The fish balchao is a peppy fish recipe prepared with kashmiri chilies and garam masala. Cooked with a spice medley of added garlic and masala paste, the fish balchao is fried to finish and can be served aside rice.

Summary

Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Fish fillets/Steaks6
 Onion1
 Balchao paste2 Tablespoon
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt To Taste
 Masala paste1 Tablespoon
 Dry kashmiri chilies20
 Peppercorns5
 Garlic10 Clove (50 gm)
 Turmeric piece/1/2 teaspoon ground1⁄2 Inch
 Cinnamon1⁄2 Inch
 Cloves3
 Coriander seeds1 Teaspoon
 Cumin seeds1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Oil2 Cup (32 tbs) (As Required For Shallow Frying)

Directions

Make a thick paste of ground masala mix with vinegar.
Fry the onions in hot oil until brown, add the masala paste and fry for about 5 minutes over a low heat.
Now add the balchao paste and cook further till tender.
Lightly fry the fish in a separate pan and add the entire fried masala into it with a little water if required and cook until the fish is done.

Comments

Anonymous

Anonymous says :

Dude... If I had the Balchao paste I wouldn't be here looking for a recipe!!
Posted on: 23 November 2009 - 12:09pm
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