Fish Curry with Tamarind Recipe

Fish Curry with Tamarind Recipe

Ingredients : Serves  4

500 g firm fish fillets

1 tablespoon tamarind pulp

1/2 cup hot water

2 tablespoons curry powder

Salt to taste

1/4 teaspoon turmeric, ground

1 teaspoon chili powder

3 tablespoons cooking oil

8 curry leaves

1/4 teaspoon fenugreek seeds

1 medium onion, chopped finely

2 cloves garlic, chopped finely

 

Method :

Wash and pat dry the fish with kitchen towels and cut into serving pieces. Fill some hot water in a colander and soak the tamarind pulp. Allow to cool and squeeze to dissolve the pulp. Use a fine nylon sieve to strain the tamarind pulp and discard the seed and fibers. Mix the tamarind liquid with curry powder, turmeric,m chili powder and salt to taste, then marinate the fish for about 20 minutes.

 

Heat a frying pan with oil and fry the curry leaves and fenugreed seeds for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and onion and conitnue to fry on moderate heat until the onion is golden. Add the marinade and fish, cover with a lid and cook over low heat for 10 minutes. Remove cover and cook for another 10 minutes. Then serve hot with plain white rice and some other vegetable curries to make a sumptious meal.

 

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