Sri Lankan Fish Curry Recipe

Sri Lankan Fish Curry Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

4 large fish steak

1 teaspoon black pepper, ground

Salt to taste

1 teaspoon turmeric, ground

2 medium onions, chopped finely

1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds

2 cloves garlic, sliced finely

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger

1 small stick cinnamon

10 cury leaves

1 1/2 tablespoons curry powder

1/4 cup tamarind liquid

2 cups coconut milk

Oil for frying

Few pieces of pandanus leaves

 

Method :

Wash the fish steaks and dry with kitchen papers. Mix the pepper, salt and turmeric in a small bowl. Rub the mixture on each fish steak. Heat a large frying pan with cooking oil and fry the fish steak quickly to a golden color. Remove and drain on absorbent paper while preparing the gravy.

 

To prepare the gravy, heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large saucepan and gently fry the garlic, fenugreek, onions and ginger until the onions are soft and golden. Add the pandanus leaves, curry leaves, cinnamon, curry powder and fry for about 2 minutes, stirring. Add the tamarind liquid and coconut mil. Simmer without cover until the gravy thickened. Add in the fish steaks. Cut into serving pieces if they are too large. Spoon the gravy over the fish and simmer for about 10 minutes. Remove and serve hot with boiled rice and other vegetable curries for a sumptious meal.

 

More Sri Lankan Recipes

 

Visitors Currently Online: 11