Instant Pot Simple Fish Curry

If you like curry and seafood, this is a great option for you!

It’s healthy and full with flavors, and can be added to a plain white rice or even eat alone as a one pot meal.


Instant Pot Simple Fish Curry
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Course: dinner, lunch
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: mackerel or surmai fillets, Simple Fish Curry
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Total Time: 43 minutes
Servings: 6
  • 6 mackerel or surmai fillets
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 12 garlic cloves
  • 6 dry red chilies
  • 4 large onions
  • 2 tbso garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 tsp green cardamom powder
  • 2 tsp dry ginger powder
  • 4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp salt
  • Place the fillets in a plate a season them with turmeric powder and salt.
  • Blend the remaining spices with and make a paste.
  • Turn on the instant pot and select sauté.
  • Add oil, dry red chilies, garlic paste and garlic cloves in it and sauté for 30 seconds.
  • Add onions and sauté them for 3 minutes
  • Add fillets and sauté for 2 minutes for both sides.
  • Add spice paste into it.
  • Close the lid of the instant pot.
  • Set instant pot to Manual at low pressure and cook for 5 minutes. Release the pressure naturally through steam vent.
  • Dish out and serve.
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