Mappas To Soup: 5 Exciting Ways To Cook Fish In Desi Style
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Fish is an integral part of almost every Indian cuisine. From fish tikka for starters to a variety of fish curries, there are numerous recipes for preparing this seafood. Every region has some special fish dishes that are popular all across the country, such as meen molee from Kerala and Goan fish fry. Each of these delicacies is prepared with various flavourful spices and local ingredients.

Being rich in nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins, calcium, minerals, and iodine, fish is an extremely beneficial food for brain and heart health. Adding it to your diet also reduces the symptoms of depression and the risk of cancer. Eating fish also improves vision and can help you get better sleep. But are you bored with your regular fish dishes? 

Here are five delicious Indian fish recipes you must try:

Fish Mappas 

This scrumptious recipe is a gift from Kerala cuisine. It is a variety of fish curry that is cooked with coconut milk. Fish mappas barely take half an hour to prepare and are best served with hot appams. Sauté the spices, cook the fish with the coconut milk, and finish with oil and herbs to make fish mappas.

Fish Biryani 

Who doesn’t love biryani? This evergreen classic has fans from all across the globe. Made with mutton, chicken, or even veggies, it is one of the most loved delicacies in India. But have you ever tried fish biryani? Just like the other versions, it was also prepared with basmati rice and aromatic spices along with the fish. Serve hot with raita or your favourite chutney.

Fish Makhani 

This dish is a must-try for all seafood lovers. As the name suggests, this mouth-watering recipe is a gorgeous amalgamation of fish fillets with a rich and buttery gravy. If you are looking for some wholesome recipes for a family dinner, then fish makhani is just the answer. It goes well with both steamed rice and roti.

Fish Soup 

This delectable soup is made by combining fish with vegetables and stock. Apart from being delicious, this soup is also easy to prepare. Loaded with the goodness of fish, spices, and veggies, fish soup is super tempting. You can enhance its flavour by topping it with fresh cream and herbs.

Fish Manchurian 

This delicious and tangy fish dish fits into all kinds of meals. You can serve it as an appetizer as well as a side dish. Fish manchurian is a spicy, crunchy, tasty, and filling dish that will make you ask for more. It is made with boneless pieces of fish, fried in a spicy and tangy sauce made of tomato, soy, chilli sauce, ginger, and garlic.