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Shark ambotik
By : Sonali Pradhan
Category : Fish
Servings : 4
Time Taken : 30-45 mins
Rating :
  1. Marinade the Shark meat with a pinch of salt, keep aside for 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. In the mean time, make a paste of all the ingredients for the masala.
  3. Heat a tbsp of oil in a wide bottomed skillet, add the shallots, fry till translucent, next add the ground masala along with the paste of roasted coconut and coriander seeds.
  4. Fry for 3 to 4 minutes on a medium heat by constant stirring or until the raw smell of the spices vanish.
  5. Next, add 2 cups of water, salt and the kokum petals, cover and cook on medium heat until it comes to a boil.
  6. Lastly add the shark meat, cover and cook for 8 to 10 minutes on medium low.
  7. Serve hot with rice.

Recipe & image: Only Fish Recipes

A little more than a lb. of Shark meat, cut into 2-inch cubes
7 to 8 shallots, chopped lengthwise
8 to 10 kokum petals
A handful of grated coconut and 1tsp of coriander seeds , dry roasted to a golden brown color and made into a fine paste
Salt to taste
Oil as required

Ingredients for the masala:
1/2 of a medium sized onion, coarsely chopped
6 to 7 whole Kashmiri Red chilies or 1 and 1/2 tbsp of Kashmiri chili powder(increase or decrease the spice level according to your taste)
5 to 6 whole peppercorns
1 tsp cumin seeds
4 to 5 cloves of garlic
1, 1-inch piece of ginger
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp sugar
4 tbsp of vinegar

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