Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Tamarind Fish Curry Recipe

Ingredients :

500 g

1 tablespoon

1/2 cup

1

3 cloves

1 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

2 teaspoons

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

3 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

1 1/2 teaspoons

Fish fillets

Tamarind pulp

Hot water

Medium onion, chopped

Garlic

Chopped fresh ginger

Ground coriander

Ground cumin

Ground turmeric

Chili powder

Ground fenugreek

Oil

Vinegar or lemon juice

Salt

Method :
  • Wash fish and cut into serving pieces.

  • Soak tamarind pulp in hot water for 10 minutes.

  • Then rub the pulp off the seeds and dissolve in the water.

  • Strain and discard seeds and fibers.

  • Put onion, garlic and ginger in container of electric blender with a tablespoon of the tamarind liquid and blend to a smooth puree.

  • Mix in the ground spices.

  • Heat oil in a saucepan and fry the blended mixture stirring until it thickens and darkens.

  • Add the rest of the tamarind liquid, vinegar, salt and enough hot water to just immerse fish.

  • When this comes to the boil, put in the fish and simmer very gently until cooked.

 

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