Fish ghee rice recipe | South Indian ghee rice with tawa fish


Fish ghee rice |  ghee rice with tawa fish

Embrace the hidden foodie inside you and try your hand at making this delicious Fish ghee rice by parveen. Perfect for 3 people, the lovely flavours of this Fish ghee rice will make everyone’s taste buds extremely happy and will always leave people asking for more. Food lovers drool over the Fish ghee rice because the first bite of the Fish ghee rice leads to an explosion of wonderful flavours in the mouth. The irresistible combination of freshness and tastiness, coupled with the various health benefits associated with Fish ghee rice. Create this Fish ghee rice by following the step-by-step instructions given by parveen and don’t forget to share this recipe for Fish ghee rice  with all your near and dear ones-eating and sharing are two of the most important things that we do these days. Simple, easy and quick to make-the Fish ghee rice is comfort food at its best!
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Ingredients (240 ml cup used)

for marination

  • 250 grams fish pieces
  • ¾ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • little turmeric powder
  • salt as needed
  • lemon juice as needed

other ingredients

  • 2 sprigs curry leaves
  • 1 tsp garlic chopped
  • 1 to 2 tbsp ghee (or oil)
  • 2 to 3 green chilies slit
  • 1 cup rice (basmathi or jasmine preferred)
  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • cashews and raisins as desired.
  • 1/8 tsp pepper powder
  • salt as needed

How to make the recipe

  1. Wash, soak and cook rice al dente. It can be cooked in a pot or cooker. Once done cool it completely.
  2. Marinate fish and set aside for 10 mins.
  3. Fry garlic in hot ghee and then add curry leaves and fish. Fry for 3 mins and then flip . Add more spice powders if you like. Fry until it is done on both the sides. Transfer this to a plate.
  4. Add more ghee or oil to the pan.
  5. Fry onions, green chili until onions turn golden.
  6. Then add curry leaves, nuts and raisins. Saute everything well until the nuts are roasted well.
  7. Add cooled rice, salt and pepper. Switch off and mix well.
  8. Serve rice and fish with fresh salad or sliced onions and carrots.

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