Fish Fried Rice

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Oct. 19, 2013

Follow Bikramjit and prepare this delicious protein rich fried rice with loads of flavor.

Ingredients

Fish pieces 250 Gram , cut into small 2 inch cubes (white fish best)
Fenugreek seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
Chopped ginger 1 Teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Coriander sprigs 6 (5
Vegetable oil 5 Tablespoon , divided
Onion 1 , finely chopped
Whole bay leaf 1
Long grained rice 1 Cup (16 tbs) , washed, soaked
Grated coconut 2 Tablespoon
Water 375 Milliliter
Salt To Taste
For garnish
Green chili 1 , slitted

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Wash the rice and soak it in cold water for half an hour.

2. In a blender add fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds, chopped ginger, turmeric powder and the leaves of coriander sprigs. Blend into a smooth paste.

MAKING

3. In a large frying pan, heat 3 tbsp of vegetable oil and fry the blended mixture for a minute till it changes color.

4. Place the fish cubes in the pan, stir without breaking the pieces. Cover the pan and allow the fish to cook in its own steam for 3-4 minutes. Remove the fish carefully in a plate and keep it aside.

5. In another pan add 2 tbsp of vegetable oil. Add chopped onion and bay leaf. Stir till the onions are slightly brown.

6. Drain the rice and add to the pan. Stir well along with the onions.

7. Add the grated coconut to the rice and stir fry lightly for a couple of minutes.

8. Mix a cup of water in the pan with the left over masala in which the fish was fried. Pour this water in the pan over the rice mixture.

9. Add half a cup of water more if required. Season with salt to taste.

10. Stir in the cooked fish pieces. Cover with lid and cook till the rice is done.

SERVING

11. Garnish with a slit green chili and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1041Calories from Fat 512

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89.2%

Saturated Fat 16 g80%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1029 mg42.88%

Total Carbohydrates 105 g35%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 28 g56%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet