I never thought that i will make a curry entirely with fish head. Normally i throw it away, but one day hubby told me that fish head makes a tasty curry and it adds flavour to fish curry. So i decided to give it a try and i made a simple curry using it and guess what, everyone love it..
Village Style Fish Curry
Onion Fish Curry
Ajwain Fish Curry
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you.
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 to 40 mins
Serves : 4
Fish Head - 4
Gingelly Oil - 5 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Fenugreek Seeds / Methi / Vendayam - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves a handful
Shallots / Sambar Onion - 10 finely chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Tomatoes - 1 medium size chopped finely
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Kashmiri Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 1 tblspn
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Coconut - 1/2 cup made into fine paste
Tamarind - 2 to 3 tblspn
Heat oil in a pan, add in mustard, fenugreek and curry leaves.
Add in onions and saute till light golden.
Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.
Add in tomatoes and cook till it gets mushy.
Add in spice powders and salt and mix well.
Add in tamarind pulp and cook till oil separates.
Add in water and bring it to a boil.
Add in fish head, cover and simmer till fish is half cooked.
Add in coconut paste and mix well. Cover and simmer till oil separates.
|Take all your ingredients|
|Clean and wash your fish heads|
|Chop up some shallots and tomatoes|
|Heat oil in a pot|
|Add in mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds|
|in goes some curry leaves|
|add in shallots|
|saute for few mins|
|add in ginger garlic paste|
|add in some tomatoes|
|mix well and cook till it gets mushy|
|Add in chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder|
|add in some salt|
|add in thick tamarind pulp|
|saute till oil separates|
|pour in water|
|bring it to boil|
|add fish heads in|
|cover and simmer|
|now the fish is half cooked|
|add in coconut paste|
|simmer till oil floats on top|