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Fish Bacalhau

The fish balchao is a peppy fish recipe prepared with kashmiri chilies and garam masala. Cooked with a spice medley of added garlic and masala paste, the fish balchao is fried to finish and can be served aside rice.
Ingredients
  Fish fillets/Steaks 6
  Onion 1
  Balchao paste 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Masala paste 1 Tablespoon
  Dry kashmiri chilies 20
  Peppercorns 5
  Garlic 10 Clove (50 gm)
  Turmeric piece/1/2 teaspoon ground 1⁄2 Inch
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Inch
  Cloves 3
  Coriander seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (As Required For Shallow Frying)
Directions

Make a thick paste of ground masala mix with vinegar.
Fry the onions in hot oil until brown, add the masala paste and fry for about 5 minutes over a low heat.
Now add the balchao paste and cook further till tender.
Lightly fry the fish in a separate pan and add the entire fried masala into it with a little water if required and cook until the fish is done.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Party

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Dude... If I had the Balchao paste I wouldn't be here looking for a recipe!!