I love lotus stem prepared in any way.This time when I bought lotus stem I thought to
make a hot curry with fish.So…searched for similar curries and found this awesome
As I habitually share only,tried good recipes with you all ,this is an addition to an
amazing fish curry.
500 -750 gm fish (any good fish)
2 onions ( large)
6 pips of garlic
2 onions ( chopped roughly)
7-10 red chillies
1 piece cinammon
2-3 black cardamon
2 tblsp dry ginger powder
2 tblsp.black cummin seeds
oil forfrying fish.
few pieces kokum or goraka
1 lotus stem (peeled and cut )
1 tsp.turmeric powder
2-3 cinammon sticks
3-4 green cardamons
1 black cardamon
1tsp.red chilli powder (kashmiri )
1 tblsp garlic paste
1 tsp.dry ginger powder
salt to taste
Apply little salt on the pieces of fish and set aside.
Heat oil ,and fry the fish to a golden brown color and set aside.
Slice the large onions,fry till golden brown and grind to a fine paste.
Add hot water to kokum pieces ,and extract kokum water and discard the pieces.
Grind all the ingredients listed in bold italics to a paste with little water.
This masala paste is called ‘Kashmiri Vadi’.
Heat 1 tblsp.oil and add the whole spices.Next add the garlic paste.
Let the garlic paste brown,add the lotus stems,turmeric,and chilli powder.
Now add the ‘vadi masala’ and saute for few minutes.
Add kokum water.Next add the brown onion paste and saute for further 5-10 minutes.
Now add the fried fish pieces,and sprinkle ginger powder.Check salt.
Simmer for few minutes and serve hot.
Can be served with rotis or rice.
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