Indian Simmered Plaice with Fenugreek Recipe

Serves/Makes: 3 - 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound plaice fillets, cut into pieces
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh or 4 teaspoon dried fenugreek* leaves
  • 1-2 green chilies
  • 1 small bunch fresh coriander (cilantro)
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch ginger root
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander (cilantro)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tomatoes, skinned and chopped
  • Salt to taste
How to cook Indian Simmered Plaice with Fenugreek:
  • Heat oil and fry the plaice lightly. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Add the cumin seeds to the pan and fry for 30 seconds.
  • Add the onions and fry until golden brown.
  • Grind together the fenugreek, chilies, coriander, garlic and ginger then stir the paste into the pan with the remaining ingredients.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes. Add the plaice, stir well, cove and Simmer for 15 minutes until the fish is tender, adding a little water if necessary.
  • Serve the Indian Simmered Plaice with Fenugreek hot with steamed rice and okra.

Comments:

*Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is a plant in the family Fabaceae. Fenugreek is used both as an herb (the leaves) and as a spice (the seed). It is cultivated worldwide as a semi-arid crop. It is frequently used in curry.

This recipe for Indian Simmered Plaice with Fenugreek serves/makes: 3 - 4

The Indian Simmered Plaice with Fenugreek recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Flounder/Plaice (more Flounder/Plaice recipes)
Preparation Method: Poached/Simmered (more Poached/Simmered recipes)
Cuisine: Indian (more Indian recipes)

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