Makaiya Phona Mas Curry


  • makaiya phona mas curry
  • you will need:
  • 1 small onion grated
  • 1 clove of garlic grated
  • 1 packet of cleaned phona mas
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 3/4 tsp of turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt (or to your taste)
  • 3 - 4 tsp oil
  • water as desired
  • coriander for garnishing


  1. In a saucepan add your small grated onion, 1 clove of grated garlic, 1 tsp chilli powder, 3/4 tsp turmeric powder and 1/2 tsp coriander powder

  2. Add the cleaned phona mas (make sure you wash the fish with salt water to get rid of any foul smells/dirt)

  3. Add 3/4 tsp salt or to your taste

  4. Add sliced green chillies

  5. Add 3 - 4 tsp of oil, more if you like

  6. Gently mix by hand to coat all the fish with the spices and onion

  7. This is what the uncooked curry should look like

  8. Cover the saucepan and simmer over a low heat for 7 - 10 minutes

  9. Once the fish have turned opaque in colour and released water you can add a splash of water to loosen the curry and boil for a further five minutes

  10. Garnish with fresh/frozen coriander and promptly remove from the heat

  11. Serve this with plain rice

  12. I can eat this without any rice, the fish are really tasty and meaty!

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