Boneless Fish Curry | Nepali Food Recipe

Boneless Fish Curry | Nepali Food Recipe

Nepali Style Boneless Fish Curry!


  • 1lb boneless fish
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 large tomato
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika powder
  • 1 tsp. red chili powder
  • 1 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. fish curry powder
  • 2 tsp. garlic ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • Chopped Cilantro for garnish
  • Oil to deep fry


  1. Cut fish fillet into small pieces.
  2. Marinate with oil, paprika, turmeric, red chili powder, garlic ginger paste, fresh ground pepper, salt, and lemon juice and set aside for 20 minutes.
  3. Heat a deep-frying pot and add vegetable oil.
  4. Deep fry fish for about 2 minutes so that its cooked half way.
  5. Take out fish and place it on a paper towel to extract excess oil.
  6. To make gravy, take a pan and add 2 tbsp of same oil used for frying.
  7. Add cumin seeds and onion and sauté until onion gets soft and brown.
  8. Then add tomatoes and cook until tomatoes start to breakdown.
  9. Add fish curry powder, red chili powder, salt and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  10. Once it is a thick paste, add about 2 cups of hot water and let it simmer for about a minute.
  11. Add green peas and fish and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  12. At the end add some cilantro and cook for one more minute.
  13. It is ready to be served.

Recipe Video

One Comment

  1. My husband and I are learning the language. We are excited to try making this Nepali recipe. The video is great! look Yummy! Thanks

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