Tawa Macchi (Stir-fried fish cooked on a griddle)

Tawa Macchi (Stir-fried fish cooked on a griddle)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 613


  • 2.2 lb Fish cut into boneless pieces
  • 3 1/2 oz Ghee
  • 1 tsp Carom ajwain seeds
  • 3 1/2 oz Onions chopped
  • 2 tsp Ginger adrak, chopped
  • 4 Green chillies chopped
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander dhaniya powder

for the gravy:

  • 1 3/4 oz Ghee
  • 4 tsp Garlic lasan paste
  • 2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 4 Green chillies chopped
  • 2 tbsp Ginger julienned
  • 3 1/4 oz Tomatoes julienned
  • 1 tsp Dry fenugreek kasoori methi powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1.1 lb Tomatoes chopped
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • 2 tbsp Green coriander hara dhaniya, chopped


  • For the gravy, heat the ghee in a wok (kadhai); add garlic paste and saute for a few minutes.
  • Add all the other ingredients for the gravy except garam masala and green coriander and cook till the gravy thickens. Remove from heat and keep aside.
  • Heat the ghee on a griddle (tawa); add the fish pieces and saute till half done. Remove the fish pieces to the sides of the griddle.
  • Add carom seeds and saute. Add onions along with all the ingredients and the fried fish. Stir-fry for a few minutes. Stir in the gravy and cook till the gravy dries.
  • Sprinkle garam masala and green coriander. Remove from heat and serve hot.
Calories: 613 kcal
Carbohydrates: 18 g
Protein: 47 g
Fat: 40g
Saturated Fat: 23 g
Cholesterol: 203 mg
Sodium: 462 mg
Potassium: 1481 mg
Fiber: 7 g
Sugar: 8 g
Vitamin A: 1643 IU
Vitamin C: 37 mg
Calcium: 77 mg
Iron: 2 mg
Cuisine Indian
Ingredients Fish & Seafood
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