Fish Rice

Fish Rice

Halloo people! Hope you all are having fun and enjoying vacation like me. For more than a month I’m away from my love – my blog only because I’m enjoying my vacation here at my hometown.😊 Otherwise you all know that i can’t stay away from blog not more than a week Lazy mode is on and will continue until september! hehe! I’m enjoying the monsoon with all the deliciousness served by umma and her sis with loots of love.

I want this recipe to be on the blog badly so tried to click it from here in between some greens!! Since my hubby is not a fish lover i can’t think of making it there (KSA)! This is such a flavorful rice with fried and boiled fish served on top. For this rice we all prefer the boiled fish more than fried one.

This is different from biriyanis,with no compromise in it’s flavors.While making masala fish is boiled in that gravy and some fish are marinated and fried separately. After the fish is cooked completely it will be taken out and then the rice is cooked in this masala with enough water. Then it’s served on top of the rice while dishing up. Now i want to irritate mom for the recipe!Let me do it!


  • 1 kg king fish 
  • 5 onions 
  • 4 tomatoes 
  • 8 to 10 green chilies 
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste 
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste 
  • 1 1/2 tbsp chilly powder 
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 
  • 1/2 tbsp coriander powder 
  • Salt to taste 
  • juice of two lemon 
  • 1 tsp garam masala 
  • Curry leaves 
  • 3 tbsp oil 
  • 2 cups water 

For Rice

  • 4 cups jeerakashala or basmathi rice 
  • 6 cups water 
  • Oil+ ghee 
  • salt to taste 
  • 1/2 of an onion sliced 
  • A pinch of turmeric powder 


  1. In a pressure cooker put all the ingredients from onions to salt with some water mix well and let it cook for 5 to 8 whistles.(this step is to make the cooking process faster you can skip the pressure cooker step and saute it all until the veggies are mushy and masalas are well cooked) 
  2. In a pan pour oil splutter curry leaves and pour the onion masala,squeeze in lemon juice, add garam masala and lots of coriander leaves. 
  3. Pour 2 cups of water and let it comes to a boil. 
  4. Then put the fish pieces in it and cook(Don’t over cook the fish as it tends to break) 
  5. When it’s done take it out and keep it aside. 
  6. Now in a large pot pour ghee+oil when its hot enough roast the onion along with a pinch of turmeric powder. 
  7. Add the washed and drained rice to the oil and roast it for 5 minutes. 
  8. Add enough salt.Pour the boiling water and masala, mix well and let the rice cook until done. 
  9. While serving garnish it with both fried and boiled fish with some coriander leaves on top. 

Note :Preserve and marinate some fish for frying before boiling

That’s my uncle holding the rice bowl!!When he saw me clicking the pic came running to hold the plate!haha!It’s our family fav make it urs too!

That’s my dream to post some speciality from home comes true!(laziness at it’s peak)
Happy cooking !

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