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South indian fish curry with tamarind

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
20 min
Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
Ingredients

1 lb. cat fish ,cut into 2 " pieces

2 cups of tamarind juice

2 cup, chopped onion

1 cup, chopped tomato

2 tbsp red chili powder

4 green chilies

1 tsp mustard seeds

1 tsp fenugreek seeds (methi)

1 tsp cumin seeds

2 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp coriander powder

1/2 tsp cumin powder

curry leaves : 4 to 5

3 tsp oil

Salt, as required

sugar, 1/4 tsp

Preparation

  • Preparation :
    Cut and clean the fish thoroughly, cut into 2" pieces.Add the chili powder in tamarind juice, add salt, 1 tsp turmeric add green chilies, mix well. Keep aside.Heat 3 tsp oil in a non stick skillet. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds in the oil. When it starts to sputter, add the fenugreek seeds ; once you get a sweet and sour flavor and the seeds turn golden brown, add curry leaves and onion. Add a pinch of salt so that the onion gets cooked quickly. When onion turns golden brown, add tomato and cook for another 2-3 minutes.Add cumin powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder, cook for a minute.Add the mixture of tamarind juice,leave it for a couple of minutes till the sauce is well cooked.(You should not get any smell of tamarind once properly cooked).Add a pinch of sugar while the sauce is simmering.Add fish at the end, cook for another 10 minutes in medium flame.Serve hot with rice.



Comments:

11/11/2012

Really simple and tasty

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