Food Name: Ghalieh MahiIranian Herbed Fish Stew-Khoresh-e ghalieh mahi-Southern-Iranian Fish Stew-Ghaliya Mahi(Persian: خورشت قلیا ماهی ‎)

ِDiscibtion: Ghalieh Mahi (Persian Fish Stew) is a famous and spicy stew recipe from southern province of Iran (Khuzestan province). It is a combination of fish, herbs, garlic and tamarind paste that would be served with rice (find the Persian rice recipe under the Persian Recipes section).


Mainly Served: Throughout Iran.


400 g tilapia fillets, cut into 2-inch pieces
200 g fresh coriander, finely chopped
3 tablespoons dried fenugreek
1 medium onion, finely chopped
10 garlic cloves, minced
100 g tamarind pulp or tamr hendi (you can find in Iranian stores)
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
canola oil
1/2 teaspoon red pepper (more or less depends on your taste)
salt to taste