Coriander Fish (Bharia Machli)

Course : Fish
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4 pounds sole -- flounder, rock cod, or other white fish
8 cloves garlic
3 medium hot chiles
1 pieces ginger
1 bunch coriander
1 tablespoon coriander seeds
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon black mustard
1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
1 tablespoon salt
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 cups chopped onion
1 cup chopped tomato
1/2 teaspoon garam masala

Preparation / Directions:

1. Wash and pat dry fish. Sprinkle 1t salt inside and set aside. Preheat oven to 400F 2. Blend garlic, chili, ginger, 1/2 the coriander, coriander seeds, brown sugar, turmeric, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, salt and lemon juice until it all becomes a smooth paste (add some water if needed.) 3. Fry onions until they are soft and golden brown. 4. Add the blended masala and cook until most of the liquid is gone and it starts to leave the sides of the pan. 5. Add the tomatoes and Garam Masala. Fry for 2 minutes more and remove. 6. Coat one side of fish, stuff 1 1/2 cups inside. Close opening, spread the rest of the masala over it. Cover tightly and bake for about 25 minutes. 7. Grill for 1 or 2 minutes in broiler and sprinkle the remaining coriander.

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