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Fish in roasted moong dal gravy
By : Sonali Pradhan
Category : Fish
Servings : 3
Time Taken : 30-45 mins
Rating :
  1. Wash the fish thoroughly and cut into 2-inch pieces.
  2. Apply a pinch of salt and turmeric and keep aside.
  3. Dry roast the mung beans, till you get a rich golden color.
  4. Pressure cook the mung beans till they are half cooked.
  5. The beans should break easily. Keep aside.
  6. In a blender, add the chopped onions and ginger, blend it to a fine paste. Keep aside.
  7. In a non-stick skillet, heat oil and shallow fry the fish till it turns golden brown on both sides.
  8. In the remaining oil, add the ginger and onion paste, 1 tsp turmeric and fry for a minute.
  9. Then add curd, sugar and salt and fry all the ingredients well by constantly stirring for a minute or two.
  10. Add the half cooked mung beans, add sufficient water and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat till all the flavors blend well.
  11. Next add the fish pieces and cook for another 5 to 7 minutes or until the mung beans and fish are fully cooked.
  12. In a small non stick skillet, heat 1 tbsp ghee/butter, add cumin.
  13. When it starts to sputter, add the rest of the ingredients and fry well.
  14. Add the seasoning on the fish curry, and mix well.

Recipe: Only Fish Recipes

1 lb. kingfish, cut into 2-inch fillets
2 medium sized onion, chopped
1-inch piece of ginger
1 cup moong dal (or mung beans), roasted
1 tsp turmeric powder
2 tbsp curd
1/2 tsp sugar
Salt, as required
Oil, as required
Water, as required
1 tsp garam masala powder
1 tbsp Ghee/butter

Ingredients for seasoning:
1 tsp whole cumin
2-3 bay leaves
2 whole red chillies

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