Monday, 12 September 2011

Tandoori Basa fish

Tandoori Fish tastes like heaven and guess what, it is healthy. If cooked properly it becomes so soft that even any granpa can have it without having the teeth on ! With Basa fish the taste is out of the world.
You can make it a part of the main course or the starter. The first time I cooked it, all my estimates about how much we can eat at each meal just failed - we had it as starter, but wanted to repeat it in the main course as well !

Basa fishes are basically from Vietnam, I am sure it has made its way to all corners of the world. But not all stores might keep it, so better to google a bit about cosmo stores at your vicinity !

Down to business, I will cover the Ingredients, and a description of the cooking process. And, will leave garnishing to your imagination :) 

Basa fillet - 250 gm
Hung curd - 100 gm
Ginger-garlic paste- 2 tsp
Tandoori masala - 50 gm
Mixed herbs - 2 tsp
Chilli flakes - 2 tsp
Lemon juice - 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil / melted butter - 2 tbsp

1. Marinate the fish fillets with all spices and paste and keep it at least for 2 hours.
2. Brush the Microwave metal tray with oil and place the whole marinade in it.
3. Cook it in the oven in Grill mode for 10 mins.
4. Remove it and topple the fillets and cook it in the same Grill mode for another 10 mins.
5. Serve it hot with meyonise and salads.

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