recipe comes from Ria Patel. Ria
lives in Bangalore, India. She has no formal training
in cooking but has learnt mostly from watching her mother
cooking at home.
father was a Parsi (Zoroastrian), her mother is half
Bengali (from Bengal) and half Malayali (from Kerala)
and her husband is from Kerala. This interesting mix
in her family has led to her becoming familiar with
various cuisines from India - each region of India has
its own special cuisine, and its own choice of spices
Ria has worked in publishing mostly and cooking remains
a strong hobby. Mostly, she cooks because she enjoys
it and loves to have friends over to try out new dishes.
Her favourite dishes to cook are curries of all kinds
- mutton curry, fish curry, chicken curry and shrimp
curry. She also loves Biryani which is basically any
meat or vegetable cooked in spices and layered with
rice. She has a collection of recipes from friends and
family, some of which have being passed down through
the generations, and she looks forward to sharing them.
whole pieces of fish (pomfret) or 1 kg fish fillet
1 Green Pepper
A few coriander leaves
1 tsp Cumin powder
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp ginger powder
6 cloves finely chopped garlic
1 tbsp of malt vinegar
1 tbsp Olive oil / any oil
the green pepper and coriander leaves small.
all the spices, vinegar and oil and mix together.
Add salt. Smear on the fish and marinate for an hour.
a baking dish, cover the marinated fish in foil and
bake for 1/2 an hour.
with lemon juice.
If you don't want to bake this, you can just grill it
in a non-stick pan.