Fish Curry

1 Pomfret or other white fish, cleaned and cut into steaks.
1 coconut, grated
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
4 cloves garlic
a marble sized ball of tamarind mixed in 1 cup of water or equivalent of
‘instant’ e.g Tamcon
4 green chilies, slit lengthways
1 onion sliced
1 inch piece ginger, finely chopped
6 dry red chilies
1 inch piece turmeric (or 1 tsp ground)
1 raw mango, cubed
1 lemon salt to taste

Sprinkle lemon juice and salt onto fish
and marinade for an hour or so. Grind the coconut, dry chilies, cumin
seeds and garlic together. Mix the onion, ginger and green chilis and
mash with the turmeric. Add the chopped mango. Add the ground masala and
1 cup of water. Simmer slowly for 10 minutes. Add fish and cook slowly
until the fish is done. Serve with plain boiled rice.

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