How to cook Microwave Steamed Fish in a Bengali Mustard Sauce

Posted on Oct 12 2018 - 11:37am by kumar
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Serves: 2 People

    Ingredients to make Microwave Steamed Fish in a Bengali Mustard Sauce :

  • 5 medium size skinless fish pieces
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp paprika or Red Chillypowder(adjust spice as per your preference)
  • 4 green Chilli slit
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 4 tablespoons + 2 teaspoon Mustard oil
  • For Mustard paste :
  • 2 tablespoons Mustard seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Poppy Seeds(white)
  • 1 tbsp grated Coconut
  • 4-6 green Chilli ( adjust as per your taste)
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • Salt to taste

    How to make Microwave Steamed Fish in a Bengali Mustard Sauce :

  • Wash and clean the fish pieces in cold water. Pat it dry with a kitchen towel.
  • Drizzle some mustard oil over the fish pieces and rub them with a little salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric so that the fish is coated well on both sides.
  • Keep it aside.
  • Combine the mustard seeds, poppy seeds and the grated coconut and dry grind it in a mixer or food processor.
  • Add the lemon juice, green chilli, turmeric, salt and grind it into a smooth paste by adding very little water(about 1/4 cup).
  • The mustard paste is ready.
  • Take out the mustard paste in a medium size bowl.
  • Add 1.5 cup of water or as needed, salt as per taste, 4 tablespoons mustard oil, and paprika into the bowl.
  • Mix well or blend all the ingredients in a blender for few seconds.
  • Strain the mixture into a medium size bowl and discard the residue left in the strainer.
  • You will get a brightly colored mustard sauce.
  • Add salt and red chilly powder into the mustard sauce if needed.
  • Grease a microwave oven safe container with mustard oil and place the marinated fish in a single layer and pour the mustard sauce over the fish,add the remaining green chilies,drizzle some oil on the top if you wish.
  • Cover the container with a clingfilm.
  • Cook in microwave at high for 5 minutes, take it out, remove the cover and stir the sauce.
  • Cover again with a clingfilm, put it back in the microwave and again cook for 5 minutes.
  • Take it out again, remove the cover, stir the sauce and flip the fish to the other side.
  • Once again , cover the container and cook in the microwave for another 4-5 minutes or until the fish is completely baked.
  • Do not overcook.
  • The fish in bengali mustard sauce is ready.
  • Please note that the cooking time may slightly vary with the power of the microwave, so adjust accordingly.
  • Serve the Microwave Steamed Fish in Bengali Mustard Sauce with hot white rice.
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