Cod Tikka Masala. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)
It’s a spicy take on a delicate fish, quick and easy dinner that goes well with naan or rice. Chef Sanjay Patelshows how you can make Cod Tikka Masala at home.
- 1 tbsp. olive oil
- 1 tsp. mustard seeds
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 tbsp. garam masala
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 15 oz. can of tomatoes (diced or crushed)
- 1 cup whole milk
- 8 oz. cod fish cut into cubes
- ¼ cup plain yogurt (optional)
- fresh cilantro (optional garnish)
- To serve: naan, jasmine, basmati or cauliflower rice
Pour oil into a large pan or wok. Add mustard seeds, and heat over medium heat until the seeds begin to pop (2-3 minutes). Add the diced onion, garam masala, and salt. Stir onions until they begin to soften (3-4 minutes). Add tomatoes. Cover pan, and let the tomatoes simmer over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
Add the milk and fish. Simmer another 5 minutes.
Taste the curry and add more salt if necessary.
Serve with a dollop of yogurt and fresh cilantro, with a side of Naan, Jasmine or Basmati rice, or you can also use Cauliflower rice as a low carb option.