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Prepare Fish Masala Recipe at Home

Fish Masala Recipe is a most popular dish India. Here you can find the Simple Way to Prepare Fish Masala Recipe. Specially in West Bengal and Odisha. You can cook fish in many ways, but the most popular fish recipe is Fish masala, You can also prepare fish curry by following the same process as fish masala. Lets have a look how to prepare fish masala.


  • Fish (3-4 pieces)
  • Onion fine chopped ( 1 small size)
  • Onion Paste(1tsp)
  • Ginger-garlic paste(2tsp)
  • Tomato chopped (1 medium size)
  • Turmeric powder(2tsp)
  • Red chili powder(2tsp)
  • Cumin powder(1tsp)
  • Coriander powder(1tsp)
  • Garam masala(1/2tsp)
  • Bay leaf(1-2 optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard Oil
  • Coriander leaves
  • Green chili (For Garnishing)

Method of preparation

  1. Clean, wash the fish and mix with turmeric powder, little bit red chili powder and salt. Keep aside for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and fry the fish till  it becomes brown.
  3. Now heat oil in a pan, add bay leaf, chopped onions and fry for 1-2 min. Then add onion paste and cook for another minute.
  4. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry until the raw smell goes down. Add salt, turmeric, red chili, powder, cumin powder, coriander powder one by one.
  5. Then add chopped tomatoes and fry until oil leaves out.
  6. Add garam masala powder, add little water and again fry for 1 minute.
  7. Add fried fish and little water and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Now your Fish Masala is ready.
  9. Garnish with some coriander leaves and green chilies. Serve hot with plain Rice and Dal.

Try this simple fish masala recipe and enjoy with your lunch or dinner.


If you are preparing Rohu or Catla fish, then wash properly. Remove the black color layer (specially the belly part). Else it tastes bitter.