Marinated cod with jalfrezi sauce, raita and saag aloo

Marinated cod with jalfrezi sauce, raita and saag aloo

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Preparation time
30 mins to 1 hour

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Cooking time
10 to 30 mins

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Serves
Serves 2

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By Matt Tebbutt
From Saturday Kitchen[row]

Ingredients

For the marinated cod

  • 3 tbsp plain yoghurt
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 thick cut cod loin (about 300g/10½oz)

For the jalfrezi sauce

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, seeds removed and sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh root ginger
  • 3 green chillies, sliced
  • 2 beef tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander, stems and leaves chopped and kept separate

For the raita

  • 3 tbsp Greek-style yoghurt
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ½ cucumber, grated and squeezed
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the saag aloo

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 red chilli, sliced
  • ½ tbsp grated fresh root ginger
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp nigella seeds
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 2 potatoes, peeled, diced and boiled
  • 400g/14oz spinach