Curried Cod – simple to prepare, healthy one pot recipe

Whether the weather is baking hot or icy cold, curry is always a favourite in our house. I found this spicy recipe for Curried Cod and liked its colourful appearance. The fact that it is simple to prepare only added to its charm.

Curried Cod – simple to prepare one pot recipe

Recipe by BBC Goodfood, tried and tasted by GraceCourse: MainCuisine: Indian




Total time




  • 1 tbsp oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 tbsp medium curry powder

  • thumb-sized piece ginger, peeled and finely grated

  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes

  • 400g can chickpeas

  • 4 cod fillets (about 125-150g each)

  • zest 1 lemon, then cut into wedges

  • handful coriander, roughly chopped


  • Heat the oil in a large, lidded frying pan. Cook the onion over a high heat for a few mins, then stir in the curry powder, ginger and garlic. Cook for another 1-2 mins until fragrant, then stir in the tomatoes, chickpeas and some seasoning.
  • Cook for 8-10 mins until thickened slightly, then top with the cod. Cover and cook for another 5-10 mins until the fish is cooked through. Scatter over the lemon zest and coriander, then serve with the lemon wedges to squeeze over.

Cook’s Tip

  • Buy raw poppadoms and pop each one into your microwave for about 30″ until puffed up. Don’t quote me but I believe they are only 38 cals each done this way.