Fish has always an interesting ingredient to work with. I love love experimenting with it, and those experiments should satisfy my fish loving hubby as well. This is one recipe which i came across from my friend vani's blog. She has lots of traditional recipe, you guys have to check it out.
Goan Fish Curry
Anchovies Fish Curry
Sardine Fish Curry
Chettinad Fish Curry
Malabar Fish Curry
Mackerel Fish Curry
This fish curry has a mixture of roasted ground masala and fresh ground coconut masala which really makes it so yummy..Hope you will like this and let me know how it turns out for you..
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Coking Time : 45 mins
Serves : 5 to 6
Recipe Source: Vani, A Good Friend of Mine
Gingelly Oil / Indian Sesame Oil - 3 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Shallots / Sambar Onion - 5 chopped finely
Tomatoes - 1 medium size chopped finely
Curry leaves a handful
Tamarind - a small lemon size
Salt to taste
Coconut - 1 cup grated
Sambar Onion / Shallots - 10
For Roasting & Grinding:
Dry Red Chillies - 8 to 10 or as needed
Coriander Seeds - 2 tblspn
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Soak tamarind in water and squeeze to remove the pulp. Strain and set aside.
Roast ingredients given for roasting, grind it to a fine paste. Grind coconut and shallots to a fine paste as well.
Take both the masala in a bowl, add in tamarind juice. Mix well..Masala done.
Heat oil in a kadai. Add in mustard seeds and let them sizzle.
Now add in shallots, tomatoes and curry leaves. Sprinkle some salt and cook for 2 mins or so.
Now add in masala and mix well. Add more water if needed, Cover and simmer till oil separates.
Now add in fish pieces and cook till fish is done.
|Start by taking a small lemon size tamarind and soak it in water|
|once it is well soaked, squeeze to remove the pulp from it|
|Take your grinding ingredients|
|Take it in a dry pan|
|roast till golden|
|Remove to a plate and let it cool|
|now take it in a blender|
|powder it lightly|
|add in water|
|puree till smooth|
|take the pureed masala in a bowl|
|Now take small onion / shallots and coconut in a blender|
|make it into a fine paste|
|add the coconut masala in|
|add in tamarind pulp|
|mix well..Add more water if needed|
|Take your other ingredients|
|Heat gingelly oil in a kadai|
|Add in mustard seeds|
|in goes some chopped shallots, curry leaves and tomatoes|
|Saute them lightly|
|sprinkle some salt|
|pour the masala in|
|now bring this to a boil|
|cover and simmer till oil separates|
|look the gravy is done|
|add fish pieces in|
|mix well and cook till oil separates|