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South Indian fish curry with tamarind
By : Sonali Pradhan
Category : Fish
Servings : 4
Time Taken : 15-30 mins
Rating :
  1. Cut the fish into 2-inch pieces and clean the fish thoroughly.
  2. Add the chilli powder in tamarind juice; add salt, 1 tsp turmeric, green chilies, mix well. Keep aside.
  3. Heat 3 tsp oil in a non-stick skillet.
  4. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds in the oil.
  5. When it starts to sputter, add the fenugreek seeds; once you get a sweet and sour flavour and the seeds turn golden brown, add curry leaves and onion.
  6. Add a pinch of salt so that the onion gets cooked quickly.
  7. When onion turns golden brown, add tomato and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  8. Add cumin powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder, cook for a minute.
  9. 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.
  10. Add fish at the end, cook for another 10 minutes in medium flame.
  11. Serve hot with rice.

Recipe: Only Fish Recipes

1 lb. cat fish ,cut into 2-inch 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
4 to 5 - curry leaves
3 tsp oil
Salt, as required
1/4 tsp - sugar
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