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Parsi Fish Sauce

By nawazcook (GoodFood Community)
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  • Serves 4
a traditional fish dish


  • 1 large pomfret
  • 2 onions, sliced

Grind to paste:

  • 4 garlic pods
  • 4 green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1/8 pint vinegar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tbsp ghee
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves


  • STEP 1
    Clean the fish ad slice it into 6 pieces. Heat the ghee and fry the onions till a pale gold. Add the ground paste. Fry for a few mnutes.
  • STEP 2
    Add 3/4 pint water. Bring to a boil and cook for 10 mins.
  • STEP 3
    Meanwhile blend the flour with 2 tbsp water to a smooth paste. Add it. Cook till the sauce thickens. Add salt.
  • STEP 4
    Add the fish slices, simmer till tender. Remove from fire.
  • STEP 5
    Blend sugar, eggs and vinegar together. Pour it into the sauce. Mix gently add the coriander leaves. Serve with khichdi (yellow rice).

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