Learn to make Turmeric Fish with chef Saira Malhotra, Purist founder Cristina Cuomo, and Purist's resident chef Karina Srb.

Healthy home cooking ideas to make with the family at home with chef Saira Malhotra, Purist founder Cristina Cuomo, and Purist’s resident chef Karina Srb.

Turmeric fish recipe:


  • 2lb. cod (or any white fish)
  • 1 tbsp. fresh turmeric or 1 tsp. powdered turmeric
  • 1 tbsp. ginger, minced
  • 1 tbsp. fish sauce
  • pinch of sugar (1/4 tsp.)
  • 1 Thai bird chilies or finely chopped jalapeño
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 bunch fresh herbs such as parsley, cilantro, or mint.


  • Set oven to 375°F
  • Combine ginger puree, chilies, pinch of sugar, fish and lime juice to form a paste.
  • Rub fresh turmeric directly over fish. Add mixed paste and rub well over fish. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Throw freshly chopped herbs on fish and place in a pan with 1 tbsp. of water, covered with foil into oven.
  • Bake fish until flakey to the touch. (about 15 minutes)
  • Once fish is cooked through, remove from oven and finish with generous handful of fresh herbs, a squeeze of lemon juice and olive oil *Can be served with sticky rice/quinoa/cucumber wedges.