Tandoori Fish



Whole fish – 500 gm (Tilapia, Red Snapper etc.)

Thick curd – 1/4 cup

Lime juice – 2 tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp

Chilly powder – 3/4 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

Garam masala – 1/4 tsp

Tandoori masala – 1 tsp (optional)

Red color – 1 pinch

Salt –  to taste

Oil – 1 tbsp



Clean the fish and make cuts on both the sides.  Prepare the marinade with the mentioned ingredients except oil.  Marinate the fish with this paste and keep it for 4 hrs or overnight.  Drizzle oil on top of the fish and grill it for 20 to 25 minutes.  Take out the fish and turn it over.  Drizzle with oil and grill the fish for another 10 to 15 minutes.  Garnish with onion rings, cucumber, green chillies and lime.  Mouth-watering ‘Tandoori Fish’ can be served with nan, kulcha, porotta or chapathi.  Enjoy!

  1. It’s so yummy.. Will try it out soon..

  2. This sounds great. I’ve got to try it.