Fish with Sayadiya Sauce

Fish with Sayadiya Sauce

Prep. 20 mins
Cooking 35 mins
Serving 4

INGREDIENTS Measurements


1 Kilo fish slices
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cardamom
1 cup flour
Salt and pepper
Oil for frying

  Sayadiya Sauce

4 tablespoons oil
2 large onions, sliced
3 garlic cloves, sliced
2 large tomato, sliced
1 cup tomato juice
1 cup fish or chicken stock
2 tablespoons tomato paste
Salt & pepper
1 teaspoon ground mix spices



  • - Wash fish under running water, pat dry.
  • - Combine spices with flour in a plate, season with salt and pepper.
  • - Place fish pieces on flour mixture, pat down then turn and pat on the other side to coat fish with thin layer of flour, shake off excess flour.
  • - Heat oil in a large heavy pan over medium high heat.
  • - Fry fish pieces until golden brown then flip over to the other side.
  • - Remove and drain on a paper towels.
  • - Heat oil in a large skillet; add onion and sauté for about 5 minutes.
  • - Add garlic and stir for two minutes.
  • - Stir in the rest of ingredients and season with salt, pepper and mix spices.
  • - Let sauce boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 15 minutes or until thicken.
  • - Spoon sauce into serving plate, arrange fish slices on top, serve warm.

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