The taste buds beckon again! And this time they’d also like something different please. So what do you do? What dish could possibly be rustled up in a jiffy to bring a smile to the family’s face and joy to the stomach.
Since the stomach is where the action is, here are a few selected culinary delights from Karen Anand’s collection. Read on… These mouth watering delights will definitely make you give your kitchen another dekho.
Fish with Fenugreek (Methi Macchi)
- 500g fish slices.
- salt to taste.
- 3 tbsp lime juice.
- 2 cups spinach, washed and cut.
- 2 cups fresh fenugreek leaves.
- 2 onions.
- 8–10 cloves garlic, peeled but left whole.
- 2–3 tomatoes, peeled and chopped.
- 3 green chilies.
- 1 tsp coriander powder.
- 1 tsp cumin powder.
- 1/4 tsp turmeric.
- 1/2 tsp red chilli powder.
Wash the fish and marinate with salt and lemon juice. Keep aside for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, puree the spinach, fenugreek, onions, garlic, tomatoes and green chillies in a blender until smooth. Put this paste unto a vessel and cook on a low flame, stirring continuously until thick. add the coriander, cumin, turmeric and red chilli powder. Check seasoning. Drain the fish and pat dry. Add to the puree. Stir once and cook covered on a low flame until the gravy thickens and sticks to the fish (about 12–15 minutes).
You can also do the whole process in a heatproof dish in the oven. If there is any excess liquid in the dish, cook uncovered just before serving to dry up the water.