Sunday, February 27, 2011

Garlic Chatpata Fish(Tilapia)

2 slice of tilapia fillet chopped
3-4 Tbs garlic choped
1 tbs tamarind paste
½ tbs turmeric powder
½ tbs red chilli powder
1 tbs Coriander/cumin powder
2-3 Green chilli chopped
4-5 tbs oil
4 cloves of garlic crushed
1 pinch of hing( Asafetida )
5-6 tbs chopped coriander leaves
Salt as per taste

1) Grind Tamarind paste, chopped Garlic, Turmeric powder, Coriander/cumin powder, Red Chilli powder and chopped green chilli with few spoon of water to a coarse paste, mix with 1 tbs oil and salt and and rub it to the fish and keep it aside for about 15 minutes.
2)Heat rest of the oil in a heavy bottom frying pan add hing and crushed garlic and fry till light golden color and then add marinated fish and stir well, after a minute turn the fish pieces to other side and let it fry for another minute or two and add chopped coriander.
3)cook for another 2 minutes and your Garlic chatpata fish (tilapia) is ready to serve hot with your choice of roti or nan.


  1. Just perfect and tempting...I wish I could have some now.

  2. delicious combination thank you for visiting and commenting
    following your lovely blog
    see you soon

  3. Delicious fish recipe,

    Am happy to bump into ur functioning food, blog...always kind of end up seeing the other one and bounce back.