Balti Fish and Prawns

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Balti (Stir Fried) Fish and Prawns - A delicious seafood dish with yoghurt and fresh cream.
Quick & Easy Recipe! Perfect for any occasion.

Prep Time20 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time40 mins
A delicious seafood dish with yoghurt and fresh cream.
 1 kg Firm white fish cubes
 1 kg Large prawns (leave tail intact, clean, devein, and drain well
 1 tsp coarse black pepper
 2 tsp crushed garlic
 2 tbsp white vinegar
 2 tsp coarse chilli flakes
 Salt as needed
Combine the above ingredients, cover and set aside for 10 mins
 3 tbsp butter or ghee (to fry fish and prawns)
 ¼ cup fresh cream
SAUCE
 2 tbsp vegetable oil
 3 tbsp tomato puree
 6 tbsp thick yoghurt
 2 tsp crushed chilli
 1 tsp crushed garlic
 1 tsp mango powder OR 4 Tblsp lemon juice
 1 tsp ground coriander
 ½ tsp coarse black pepper
 2 tsp green chilli paste
 ½ tsp gharam masala
 Salt as needed
GARNISH
 2 tbsp chopped green dhania
SERVING SUGGESTION
 Serve with chips and lemon wedges
1

Heat oil or ghee gently.

2

Fry the fish cubes and prawns in three batches for just a few minutes until firm.

3

Remove from pot and set aside covered.

4

Heat oil in the same pot, add all the sauce ingredients from tomato puree up to salt, simmer for five minutes on low heat until thick.

5

Add the fish, prawns and the fresh cream..

6

Stir slowly and heat through, DO NOT BOIL.

7

Remove from heat, add garnish.

Ingredients

A delicious seafood dish with yoghurt and fresh cream.
 1 kg Firm white fish cubes
 1 kg Large prawns (leave tail intact, clean, devein, and drain well
 1 tsp coarse black pepper
 2 tsp crushed garlic
 2 tbsp white vinegar
 2 tsp coarse chilli flakes
 Salt as needed
Combine the above ingredients, cover and set aside for 10 mins
 3 tbsp butter or ghee (to fry fish and prawns)
 ¼ cup fresh cream
SAUCE
 2 tbsp vegetable oil
 3 tbsp tomato puree
 6 tbsp thick yoghurt
 2 tsp crushed chilli
 1 tsp crushed garlic
 1 tsp mango powder OR 4 Tblsp lemon juice
 1 tsp ground coriander
 ½ tsp coarse black pepper
 2 tsp green chilli paste
 ½ tsp gharam masala
 Salt as needed
GARNISH
 2 tbsp chopped green dhania
SERVING SUGGESTION
 Serve with chips and lemon wedges

Directions

1

Heat oil or ghee gently.

2

Fry the fish cubes and prawns in three batches for just a few minutes until firm.

3

Remove from pot and set aside covered.

4

Heat oil in the same pot, add all the sauce ingredients from tomato puree up to salt, simmer for five minutes on low heat until thick.

5

Add the fish, prawns and the fresh cream..

6

Stir slowly and heat through, DO NOT BOIL.

7

Remove from heat, add garnish.

Balti Fish and Prawns

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