Easy To Make Makhani Fish Curry

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Today we are going to teach you, how to make Makhani Fish curry dish that can be prepared in minutes with the available ingredients in your kitchen.

fish makhani


  • 1 lbs. of Tilapia, cut into 1″ cubes
  • 1/2 cup of yellow onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup of tomato, chopped and pureed
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1″ piece of ginger
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds, roasted
  • 1 tsp red crushed pepper
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried fenugreek leaves/kasoori methi
  • 1 large tbsp of yogurt
  • 1 n 1/2 tbsp of tomato ketchup
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • a bunch of coriander leaves, chopped
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 tbsp of butter


  • In a microwave oven safe dish, add 2 tbsp of butter, heat for 30 seconds on 100% power.
  • Next add the ginger garlic and cumin seeds paste, cook for 2 minutes on 100% power, make sure to stir in between.
  • Next add the chopped onions and cook for another 2 minutes on 100% power, you need to stir the onions in between after a minute or so.
  • Once the onion turns translucent, add the pureed tomato, tomato ketchup, dried fenugreek leaves, crushed red pepper, mix well, cook for 3 minutes on 100% power, make sure to stir in between.
  • Next, add yogurt , fish pieces and salt, as required, mix the fish pieces well with the rest of spices, cook for another 2 minutes on 100% power.
  • Add milk and gently stir the fish pieces in the gravy, check for salt and let cook for another minute on 100% power.Be very gentle while stirring, as the fish is more than half cooked now and tends to break.
  • Lastly, sprinkle garam masala on top, add the chopped coriander leaves, let sit in the heat inside the microwave for some time.
  • Serve hot with rice/pulao/fried rice, goes well with chapatis and parathas too.

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