Fresh Bombay Duck Fish Green Curry

Another Goan specailty is this Fresh Bombay Duck Recipe Or you could also call it as Green Fish Curry Goan Style. The specialty of this curry is its green in color. Also simple to make bachelors can make them without getting hassled. This Fresh Bombay Duck Recipe is tempting and tastes terrific with bread, pav Or rice. Fish in green curry Or green gravy always tastes fabulous. Always green curries are made in my house every weekend. This Fresh Bombay Duck Recipe is a must try for fish lovers :)

The ingredients used in the recipe are usually found in your kitchen. If not available do get them from any market Or  Indian shop. As lots of Indian spices go to make this green fish curry. Sunday we had some special surprise guests so they got to eat this Fresh Bombay Duck curry. They all relished and enjoyed it! I am sure you would love them too :)

Fresh Bombay Duck Recipe

Today I am falling short of words may be I am feeling lazy….. So I will take you to this recipe quickly sometimes my readers are lucky as I don’t have much to say … hence you can view the recipe much faster.

Total Time: 25 mins

Serve: 6 to 7 people

Ingredients:

  1. 6 to 7 fresh bombay duck
  2. 1 tbsp oil
  3. 1 onion (1/2 onion for green paste and 1/2 for curry)
  4. 4 to 5 green chilies
  5. 10 garlic cloves
  6. 1 inch ginger
  7. 1.5 tbsp cumin seeds
  8. 1 inch cinnamon stick
  9. 3 to 4 cloves
  10. 16 to 17 peppercorn
  11. 1 tbsp dhaniya (coriander seed)
  12. 1 greeen cardamom
  13. 1.5 tbsp tamarind
  14. 1 tomato
  15. 1 t/s turmeric
  16. 1.5 t/s dhaniya powder (coriander seed powder)
  17. 2 cups water Or as consistency required
  18. salt as per taste

Method:

Firstly wash the bombay duck, clean them and slice them into big size. If they are small in size then there is no need to chop them.

Fresh Bombay Duck Recipe

For green paste take all ingredients from 3 to 13 (1/2 onion, chilies, garlic, ginger, cloves, cardamom, peppercorn, tamarind, coriander seeds, cinnamon, cumin). Grind all of them into a processor until smooth paste is formed. Add water if required. Keep this paste aside.

Fresh Bombay Duck Recipe

Take oil in a big wok add oil. Once oil is hot saute 1/2 chopped onion. Saute until light brown in color on low heat.

Fresh Bombay Duck Recipe

Now add the green paste along with chopped tomato chunks. Saute for 3 to 4 mins on low heat. Add turmeric and dhaniya powder. Mix all well.

Fresh Bombay Duck Recipe

Add water as consistency required. Let this boil for another 5 mins.

Fresh Bombay Duck Recipe

Its time to add bombay ducks. Now gently saute as the fish might break.

Fresh Bombay Duck Recipe

Finally add salt and semi cover with a lid. Let the curry cook for 5 mins more. Check the seasoning switch off the gas. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with rice Or bread.

Tip:

  • You could use any fish instead of bombay duck fish.
  • Vegans can use potatoes, aubergines instead of fish.
  • If tamarind is not available you could use 4 kokams.

Enjoy Fish Curry!

Do try this Fresh Bombay Duck Recipe and thanks for stopping by:)

Quick Recap:
  • Firstly wash the bombay duck, clean them and slice them into big size. If they are small in size then there is no need to chop them.
  • For green paste take all ingredients from 3 to 13 (1/2 onion, chilies, garlic, ginger, cloves, cardamom, peppercorn, tamarind, coriander seeds, cinnamon, cumin). Grind all of them into a processor until smooth paste is formed. Add water if required. Keep this paste aside.
  • Take oil in a big wok add oil. Once oil is hot saute 1/2 chopped onion. Saute until light brown in color on low heat.
  • Now add the green paste along with chopped tomato chunks. Saute for 3 to 4 mins on low heat. Add turmeric and dhaniya powder. Mix all well. Also add water as consistency required. Let this boil for another 5 mins.
  • Its time to add bombay ducks. Now gently saute as the fish might break.
  • Finally add salt and semi cover with a lid. Let the curry cook for 5 mins more. Check the seasoning switch off the gas.
The printable version below:
Fresh Bombay Duck Fish Green Curry
 
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Ingredients (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 6 to 7 fresh bombay duck
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion (1/2 onion for green paste and ½ for curry)
  • 4 to 5 green chilies
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1.5 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 3 to 4 cloves
  • 16 to 17 peppercorn
  • 1 tbsp dhaniya (coriander seed)
  • 1 greeen cardamom
  • 1.5 tbsp tamarind
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 t/s turmeric
  • 1.5 t/s dhaniya powder (coriander seed powder)
  • 2 cups water Or as consistency required
  • salt as per taste
Instructions
  1. Firstly wash the bombay duck, clean them and slice them into big size. If they are small in size then there is no need to chop them.
  2. For green paste take all ingredients from 3 to 13 (1/2 onion, chilies, garlic, ginger, cloves, cardamom, peppercorn, tamarind, coriander seeds, cinnamon, cumin). Grind all of them into a processor until smooth paste is formed. Add water if required. Keep this paste aside.
  3. Take oil in a big wok add oil. Once oil is hot saute ½ chopped onion. Saute until light brown in color on low heat.
  4. Now add the green paste along with chopped tomato chunks. Saute for 3 to 4 mins on low heat. Add turmeric and dhaniya powder. Mix all well.
  5. Add water as consistency required. Let this boil for another 5 mins.
  6. Its time to add bombay ducks. Now gently saute as the fish might break.
  7. Finally add salt and semi cover with a lid. Let the curry cook for 5 mins more. Check the seasoning switch off the gas. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with rice Or bread.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 6 to 7 people

 

 

 

 

 



Comments

    • maria says

      Hema I am sorry I haven’t eaten pork since childhood so I don’t eat pork however if you have any request for chicken Or fish do lemme know :)

  1. frank says

    hi there, i tried your receipe… its really awesome as its so tasty, i used to make green curry but in different manner. thanks and enjoy!

  2. Sharmistha says

    Hey Maria I just made this green curry with local small fish. It’s yum AND easy to make, tks a lot for recipe and keep up the good work.

  3. Sera says

    hey will be trying ur crab curry today …… @ this bombay duck curry …. do we add corriander leaves as your curry has got a nice green colour without it ……
    just cuurious

    • maria says

      Hey Sera,

      Do try the crab curry and lemme know how was it? …….. You could add 2 to 3 tbsp coriander leaves if you wish to……. I didn’t add coriander leaves for my curry yet turned green because of green chilies.

      I am also curious to know your reactions post making these recipes.

      Love,
      Maria

  4. Susan says

    Hi Maria ! I am a little late in commenting on your fish curry. It looks very delicious. I am delighted to have found your blog, especially the coastal food recipes. Will try most of them. Keep posting and good luck with the blog. Thanks

    • maria says

      Hey Susan! I am also a bit late to respond you…. Thanks a Ton do cooking and lemme know how were they? take care have loads of fun :)

  5. shubhada says

    It monsoons in bombay and I am pinning for some bombay duck. I wish I could get bombay duck in the city I live.

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