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Updated on October 19, 2012


This delicious tandoori fish is a great starter for fish lovers. Serve with onion salad, mint and coriander chutney.


  • 5 Tilapia Fish fillet
  • 1/2 cup Thick yoghurt
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp Tandoori masala powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon juice
  • few drops of Orange red colour
  • 1 tbsp Sunflower oil


Prep time: 45 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 1 hour 5 min
Yields: Serves 5 people


  1. First in a large bowl, mix the beaten yogurt, ginger paste, garlic paste, salt, garam masala, red chilli powder, tandoori masala, lemon juice, coriander powder, orange red colour and oil.
  2. Now add the fish fillet in the yogurt and spice mixture. Make sure the fish is completely coated with the yogurt. Keep aside for 30 mins.
  3. Now place the marinated fish in a pre-heated oven at 200Âșc for 20 mins.
  4. Sprinkle few drops of lemon juice on fish and serve hot with salad, mint and coriander chutney.

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4.6 stars from 5 ratings of TANDOORI FISH


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      Nimi 3 years ago from United Kingdom

      Thanks everyone 4 the lovely comments :)

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      John Goodwin White 3 years ago from Scotland

      This looks very tasty. I've had tandoori chicken many times but not tried it with fish, I may try this recipe using local fresh fish.

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      Nimi 4 years ago from United Kingdom

      Thanks Susan, i hope you enjoyed my tandoori fish :)

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      Susan 4 years ago from India

      Though I don`t like to eat fish but this looks very delicious and I will surely try this out.Thanks for sharing this mouth watering dish.

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      happyfoodie 5 years ago

      Prepared tandoodri fish today and it was very very yummy. Thanks for posting this recipe :)

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      Mahak 5 years ago

      very nice