Fish Katakat

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The traditional katakat is made from animal organs and meat. A variation of that is fish katakat which is a bit more palatable to people who don’t w...
  • PREP TIME: 20 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 20 minutes
  • SERVINGS: 4 persons
Fish Katakat


  • ½ kg Boneless fish
  • ½ cup Gram flour
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch Baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic paste
  • Oil for fry
  • 8 to 10 Green chilies
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Tomato
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon Crushed black pepper


  • 1. In a bowl add boneless fish, gram flour, red chili powder, turmeric powder, baking soda, garlic paste and salt to taste to mix. Marinate for 15 - 20 minutes
  • 2. Heat oil and fry the fish for 2-3 minutes each side. Set aside.
  • 3. Make green masala by blending green chilies & coriander with a pinch of salt. Set aside.
  • 4. Heat oil and put a flat tawa or frying pan on it (similar to the katakat style pans that one sees in the market).
  • 5. Add tomato and onion and sauté on medium-high heat.
  • 6. Add green masala with coriander powder, cumin powder, crushed black pepper and salt. Saute for 1-2 minutes.
  • 7. Add fish to this spiced mixture and cook for 2-3 minutes, breaking up the fish with a spoon so it gets coated.
  • 8. Garnish with coriander and serve hot.


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