Cook it & Book it - Masala Twist

It's our weekly spotlight on the best restaurants in Glasgow, Cook it and Book it, where we share some tasty recipes from the city's top chefs as well as some special offers for you!

This week’s recipe and offer comes Masala Twist who offer first class Indian cuisine with their own unique ‘Masala’ twist. Located in the heart of both the City Centre and West End, Masala Twist offer a selection of dishes from different regions of India and beyond and are known to for using fresh local produce to ensure the best quality Indian cuisine available!


Masala twist

Masala Twist's Monkfish Goan Curry has its origins from the coastal region of Goa, famous for the local melt in the mouth monkfish, cooked in a traditional goan style and tempered with mustard seed, curry leaf and fresh coconut.

"We have food from different regions of India but this is one of the most unique. It's also one of the bestselling dishes in the restaurant."

Team Masala Twist


2 hours


30 minutes


2 people



Ingredients For Fish:

  • 300 grams of Monkfish Tails
  • 4 spoons ginger garlic paste
  • 2 Tbsp refined oil

For the curry:

  • 4 chopped onions
  • 1.5 dry red chillies
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 4 Tbsp refined oil Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 jug coconut milk Coriander leaves
  • 2 Chopped tomatoes


For Fish:

  • Marinade the fish with ginger garlic paste and set aside for 2 hrs.
  • After 2 hrs heat up the pan, drizzle with 1 tbsp refined oil.
  • Add some curry leaves, 1/2 tsp of mustard seeds, 3-4 dry red chillies.
  • Sauté it till the mustard seeds start to pop and crack.
  • Add the fish & sauté it for 4-5 mins then set aside.

For the curry:

  • Heat up the pan and drizzle it with some refined oil.
  • Add chopped onions and let it brown, then add chopped tomatoes, cumin powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder.
  • Cook it for few mins then add coconut milk to it and let it simmer for 5-7 mins.
  • Grind the mixture and add it to the pan.
  • Then add marinated fish and heat gently for 2-3 mins.
  • Finish it with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Enjoy a complimentary beer when you order the Monkfish Goan Curry at Masala Twist City Centre or Masala Twist West End - just quote 'Cook It and Book It' before the end of September 2015.

For City Centre bookings, book via their website or by calling 0141 332 6002.

For West End bookings, book via their website or by calling 0141 339 3777. 

You can find Masala Twist City Centre and Masala Twist West End at the following locations:

Check back next week for another fantastic recipe and special offer, and in the meantime, why not find out more about eating and drinking in Glasgow here.