Nov 19, 2016

South African Fish Curry Recipe - Mchuzi Wa Samaki Recipe


This is a delicious south african fish curry recipe. It is flaky fish cooked in a coconut milk sauce. Delicious and mild and taste just amazing. I served it with fragrant turmeric rice and it was yum.

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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

Ingredients:

Fish Pieces - 500 grams
Oil - 5 tblspn
Onion - 2 large chopped finely
Ginger - 1 tblspn grated
Garlic - 1 tblspn grated
Tomato - 2 chopped finely
Tomato - 2 pureed
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp or to taste
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Cumin Powder - 2 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1 tblspn
Curry Powder - 2 tlspn
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
Pepper Powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar -1  tsp
Tamarind - 1 small gooseberry size 
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Coriander leaves a handful finely chopped
Coconut Milk - 2 cup

Method:

Soak tamarind in water for 10 mins. Squeeze and extract all the juices.

Apply salt and pepper on fish pieces and mix well. Set aside.

Heat oil in a pan, place fish in oil and sear on both sides, remove it and set aside.

Now in the same oil, add onions and cook till golden brown. Add ginger and garlic and saute for couple of mins.

Add in tomatoes and tomato puree and cook till oil separates. Add curry leaves and mix well.

Add in spice powders and a little water to make sure the spices dont burn. 

Now add in tamarind juice, salt and sugar and mix well.

Add in coconut milk and mix well. Bring it to a boil.

Add the fish pieces back in and simmer it for 10 mins.

Add coriander leaves and mix well.

Serve with rice,

Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients


take your fish pieces


season with salt and pepper


mix well


heat oil in a pan


place fish pieces in


sear till golden


drain and set aside


in the same oil


add onions


cook till golden


add ginger and garlic


mix well


add chopped tomatoes


and tomato puree


mix well


add some curry leaves


mix well


cook till oil separates


ad all spice powders


along with little water


mix well


cook till oil separates again


add tamarind juice


mix well


add salt


coconut milk


sugar


add water if needed, i didn't add any, because i wanted it to be thick


add the fish back in


mix well


cover and simmer


now it is done


add coriander leaves


mix well


Serve

6 comments:

  1. Hi Arthi Ur blog is just awesome my day never ends without ur blog. BTW im so eager to know the source of this recipe nd the reason behind the name too.

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    1. i got a request for this from a person

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  2. Looks yummy����.. gonna try tmrw. Curry powder Na enna?

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    1. it is a spice mix which you can easily get in stores. look near garam masala powder

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  3. What fish did you use Aarthi?

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