Fish Vegetable Deluxe

By on September 3, 2011

 Fish Vegetable Deluxe


  • 1 pound Cat Fish or Tilapia
  • ½ cup of Peas (Mattar)
  • ½ cup Carrots (Gaajar) (diced)
  • ½ cup Beans (diced)
  • ½ cup Corn
  • ½ pound Tomatoes (thinly sliced)
  • 1 medium Onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tsp. Ginger Paste (Pisi Adrak)
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Paste (Pisa Lehsan)
  • ¾ cup Cooking Oil
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Red Chilli Powder (Pisi Lal Mirch) (to taste)
  • ¾ tsp. Cumin Seeds (Saabut Sufaid Zeera)
  • A pinch of Fenugreek Seeds
  • 2 or 3 Whole Red Chillies (Saabut Lal Mirch)
  • A pinch of Fennel Seeds (Sounf)
  • ¾ tsp. Black Seeds (Kalonji)
  • 3-4 Curry Leaves (Karhi Patta)


  • Heat the oil in the pan. Add onoin, fenugreek seeds, cumin and whole red chilli. Fry until the onion is brown and then add the Curry Leaves. And fry for 1 min.
  • Add tomatoes, salt, chilli powder, ginger paste, and garlic paste. Now constantly stir this mixture well until the oil starts to separate.
  • Now add vegetables and water. Turn stove to low heat. In the mean time, cut the fillet into small fingers.
  • Marinate the fish with black pepper and lemon juice. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Grease the pan and put it on high heat. Now add the fish and wait until it gets brown.(Approximately 3-5 minutes).
    Note: Fish does not take too long to cook.


  • Now check your vegetables to see if the beans and peas are done, stir for about 3 minutes. Before adding fish make sure there is no water left.
  • Now add fish with black seeds (kalonji) and fennel seeds. Put on low flame for about 5 to 10 min.