Monday, 4 April 2011

Simple Fish Fried Rice

We won world cup...we won it..
I was glued to the laptop during the game, enjoyed the tension every second. And this is the winning special dish. An easy and simple fish fried rice.


Fish (Tuna,white fish, or any large variety) = 1/2 k.g. 

  1. Long grain rice= 2 cup.
  2. Onion chopped = 3
  3. Oil= 1/2cup.
  4. Cumin seed=1/4tspoon
  5. Fenugreek seeds= 1/2 tspoon
  6. Fish sauce: 1 t spoon.
  7. Lemon juice=1/2 t spoon.
  8. Ginger= A small piece ( finely chopped)
  9. Garlic=1 t spoon (finely chopped).
  10. Turmeric powder=1/4 tspoon.
  11. Chilli powder= 1Tablespn
  12. Salt= to your taste.
  13. Garam masala=1/4tspoon plus 1/2 tspoon.
  14. Soya sauce = 1/2 tspoon.
  15. Pepper powder = 1/2 tspoon.
  16. Ginger garlic paste = 1/4 tspoon.
  17. Bay leaf= 1
  18. For garnishing = dry fruits, sultans and nuts = 1 Tablespoon.


1. Soak rice in water for 30 mnts and drain.
2. Cut fish into small square pieces.
3. Mix turmeric powder,Chilli powder, salt= to your taste, garam masala (1/4tspoon) , soya sauce = 1/2 tspoon, pepper powder and Ginger garlic paste well with few drops of lemon juice.
4. Marinate fish pieces with this masala and keep aside for at-least 1/2 an hour (if possible).
5. Fry the fish pieces in the oil then, fry the dry nuts in this oil and keep aside.
6. Now add cumin seed and fenugreek seeds and fry for a second, ginger garlic and stir well, now add onion and stir well for 4- 8 mnts, till it is transparent, add rice to this and stir well then add fish sauce cover this and cook for next 3 mnts in low flame. Then add three cups boiling water and salt to this with lemon juice and cover this with a lid. 
7. Cook the rice in the low flame for 20 mnts.
8. Around 15mnts add the fish pieces and stir carefully now cook the rice in open flame for next 3-5 mnts.
9. Garnish with the fried nuts.


Sarah Naveen said...

i love this kind of preps!!!! looking so yumm!!

athey reply to ur msg ..
u made it so quick ? thats is so nice..ippo njan addict aa...hahahha..ah pinne enikku nalla super paniya...thala onnum anakka koode vayya :(

Carol said...

This looks delicious!

Sneha Benny said...

Fried rice looks yum !!!

Ann said...

Looks very yummy to the eyes, bet it is yummy to the mouth too.

Tomorrow, I am doing a chicken fried rice and curry beef on rice for 16 visitors from Australia to my church. A bit worried I might not cook enough.

Cildemer said...

Yummy! Looks very good!
Thanks for sharing;o)

Have a nice day****

aipi said...

I am seriously craving for some fried rice. I wish someone serves it to me right now!!:D
Looks delicious!

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Sonia said...

Lovely dish Deepa.... !

Soma said...

sounds so good and easy to make. My fish loving heart is loving this!

Vicki Lane said...

Oh that looks good == I an going to have to go to a specialty shop for garam masala and fenugreek seeds.

Saras said...

Yummy & I never tried fried rice with fish..interesting idea...Lovely space here & glad to follow you..:)

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