Fish korma (Instant Pot Version)


Fish korma is a delicious and flavorful dish from the Indian subcontinent. It is made by cooking fish in a creamy, spiced sauce made from a blend of yoghurt, coconut milk, and a variety of spices such as cumin, coriander, and turmeric. Fish korma is typically served with rice or naan bread and is a great option for a weeknight dinner or special occasion. Fish korma is often considered a delicacy among seafood lovers.

Fish korma (Instant Pot Version)

Chef Sammy
Cuisine Indian


  • 2 tbsp Ghee or oil
  • 2 Onions finely chopped
  • 10 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 4-5 whole Cardamoms
  • 1.5 tbsp Black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp Ginger crushed
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric
  • 2 tbsp Red Kashmiri chili powder
  • 1/2 – 1 tsp garam masala (depending on the amount of heat you like)
  • 1/2 -1 tbsp Red chili powder (only add this if you like your food spicy)
  • 1.5 tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1.5 tbsp Cumin powder
  • 3/4-1 cup Yogurt full fat
  • 2 tbsp Salt or to taste
  • Cilantro for garnish (Chopped)
  • 4 fillets Wild cod cut into 2-3 inch pieces


  • Turn your instant pot to sauté mode add ghee and sauté your onions till translucent. Now add all the spices and mix well. Cook for about 5 min. Now add your fish and coat well but be gentle with it. Fish is delicate. Now add the lid and cook under high pressure for 8 minutes. Then quick release. Now in a separate bowl temper your yogurt. You do this by adding a ladle full off hot curry to the yogurt and mix well. Now add this to your fish and let it thicken on the sauté mode for about 8-10 minutes. Squeeze the juice of 1/2 a lemon And garnish with chopped coriander. Serve with rice and or naan.
Keyword Quick Meal

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