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Bengali Sablefish curry

Prep Time
40 minutes




  •  1000 g Sable fish cutlets
  • 3+1 cups Veg stock or water
  • 3 tbsp of oil (mustard oil preffered )
  • 2 tbsp Bengali 5 spice
  • 15 gm Garlic chopped
  • 15 gm Ginger chopped
  • 200 gm diced Onion
  • 500 gm Tomato fine diced
  • 1tsp Tumeric
  • 2 tbsp Garam masala
  • Salt To taste
  • 1 tsp Chilli powder (optional)
  • ⅓ cup Cilantro chopped


  • Marinate the fish with turmeric and salt and keep aside
  • In a heavy bottom pot add oil on medium heat quick sear the fish on both the side remove and keep aside
  • Add Bengali 5 spice to the pot temper for 30 seconds then add onion to the same pot and cook until it’s translucent
  • Add ginger and garlic and cook for another 5 minutes
  • Add chopped tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes than add all the spices cook for a minute
  • Add veg stock or water to the pot cook for 10 minutes
  • When the tomato is cooked completely add 1 more cup of water
  • Add fish fillet, season with salt.
  • Boring to the boil and remove the pot from the heat
  • Garnish with cilantro and enjoy