Machhi ka Salan/ Fish Salan


  1. 500 gms fish cut into slices
  2. 1 coconut grated
  3. 2 tsp til
  4. 2 tsp dhania powder
  5. 1 tsp mustard seeds
  6. 1 tsp jeera
  7. 2 tsp khus khus
  8. 1/2 tsp haldi
  9. 2 tsp chilli powder
  10. 2 green chilies
  11. 3-4 tbsp oil
  12. 1 onion sliced fine
  13. few curry leaves
  14. lemon size tamarind
  15. salt to taste


To make Masala grind 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/ fish salan hot.


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