300 gms fish fillet

¼ cup of chopped onions

1 tsp ginger garlic paste

1 tsp red chili powder

¼ tsp turmeric powder

1/8 tsp garlic powder

¾ tsp homemade garam masala powder

1 ½ tbsps. Lemon juice (can substitute vinegar, adjust as per your need)

Salt to taste

1 tsp of semolina (optional, gives a light crust to your fish)

1 tsp oil to grease your baking tray


  • Wash the fillet under running water and pat dry with kitchen tissues. Make slits on the fillet and set aside.
  • Make a paste of all the ingredients except semolina and marinate the fillet on both sides well to cover the slits too. Set this aside for overnight or at least for 1 hr.
  • Preheat the oven at 160 C. remove the masala on the skin and place that aside on the tray.
  • Sprinkle the semolina evenly on the fillet .bake for 40 mins. After 20 mins, run a wooden spoon in the slits and slightly widen the slits for even and thorough baking.