Tamatar Machee (Tomato Fish)

tamatar machee

Tamatar Machee (Tomato Fish)

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Servings: 6
Calories: 288


  • 2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 lb Firm white fish fillets skinned, boned and cubed
  • 2 floz Vegetable oil
  • 2 Medium onions sliced
  • 1 tsp Hot chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 Tbs Ground coriander
  • 1 lb Tomatoes blanched, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 2 Tbs Sour cream
  • 1 Tbs Lemon juice
  • 4 Green chillis slit in half lengthways and seeded


  • Mix 1 1/2 teaspoons of turmeric and the salt on a plate. Rub the mixture over the fish cubes and set aside.
  • Heat the oil in a deep frying-pan. Add the fish cubes and fry until they are evenly browned. Transfer the cubes to a plate.
  • Add the onions to the pan and fry until they are golden brown. Stir in the chilli powder, sugar, garam masala, coriander and remaining turmeric. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in the tomatoes, sour cream, lemon juice and chillis and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Return the fish cubes to the pan and baste well to coat them with the sauce. Simmer for a further 10 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily.
  • Transfer the mixture to a warmed serving dish and serve at once.
Calories: 288 kcal
Carbohydrates: 11 g
Protein: 32 g
Fat: 14g
Saturated Fat: 3 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 78 mg
Sodium: 581 mg
Potassium: 732 mg
Fiber: 3 g
Sugar: 5 g
Vitamin A: 754 IU
Vitamin C: 18 mg
Calcium: 44 mg
Iron: 2 mg
Cuisine Indian
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