Fish nawabi Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Fish Nawabi is a rich and flavorful dish from the Indian subcontinent. It is made with succulent fish fillets cooked in a creamy and aromatic sauce. The dish is known for its royal flavors, combining a blend of spices, nuts, and cream. The fish is marinated in a mixture of spices and then pan-fried to perfection before being simmered in the creamy sauce. This dish is perfect for special occasions or when you want to impress your guests with a delicious and indulgent seafood dish.

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Fish nawabi

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Ingredients for Fish nawabi Recipe

  • 125 gram Fish Fillets
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Onions, Finely Chopped
  • 0.13 cup Tomato Puree
  • 0.06 cup Cashew Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 0.13 cup Cream
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Fish Nawabi Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, marinate the fish fillets with turmeric, red chili powder, and salt. Let it sit for 15 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry the marinated fish fillets until golden brown. Set aside.
  • STEP 3.In the same pan, add ghee and cumin seeds. Once the seeds crackle, add ginger-garlic paste and sauté until fragrant.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped onions and cook until golden brown. Then, add tomato puree and cook until the oil separates.
  • STEP 5.Add cashew paste, garam masala, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Mix well and cook for a few minutes.
  • STEP 6.Pour in the cream and mix until well combined. Add water if needed to adjust the consistency of the sauce.
  • STEP 7.Gently place the fried fish fillets into the sauce and simmer for 5-7 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with naan or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to marinate the fish for at least 15 minutes to allow the flavors to penetrate.
  • Use a non-stick pan for shallow frying the fish to prevent sticking.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • For a richer sauce, you can add a tablespoon of butter along with the ghee.
  • If you prefer a thicker sauce, you can add a tablespoon of cornstarch mixed with water to the sauce.

Storage and Serving

  • Fish Nawabi is best served hot and fresh.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the leftovers in a pan or microwave until heated through before serving.
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat2 g Protein9 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber


  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp