500 gms fish cut into slices
1 coconut grated
2 tsp til
2 tsp dhania powder
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp jeera
2 tsp khus khus
1/2 tsp haldi
2 tsp chilli powder
2 green chilies
3-4 tbsp oil
1 onion sliced fine
few curry leaves
lemon size tamarind
salt to taste
  • To make Masala grind the til, dhania, jeera, mustard, khus khus, 1 tbsp grated coconut, chili powder, haldi garlic and 1 onion to a fine paste.
  • Extract 2 cups milk from the grated coconut. Extract the pulp from the tamarind soaked in 1 cup of water.
  • Heat oil and add the 1 sliced onion and fry till crisp. Put in the masala paste and fry till the oil separates.
  • Now add the fish pieces and fry a little. Pour in the coconut milk and add salt to taste along with the curry leaves.
  • Gently simmer till nearly done. Lastly add the tamarind water and again simmer a little.
  • Serve machhi ka salan hot.

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