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Sour Fish Curry Recipe

Ingredients :

500 g

1 tablespoon

1/2 cup

1 1/2 tablespoons

1 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

3 tablespoons


1/4 teaspoon


2 cloves

Firm fish fillets

Tamarind pulp

Hot water

Ceylon curry powder


Ground turmeric

Chili powder


Curry leaves

Fenugreek seeds

Medium onion, finely chopped

Garlic, finely chopped

Method :
  • Wash and dry fish and cut into serving pieces.

  • Soak tamarind pulp in hot water, allow to cool and squeeze to dissolve pulp.

  • Strain through fine nylon sieve and discard seeds and fibers.

  • Combine tamarind liquid with curry powder, salt, turmeric, chili powder and marinate fish for 20 minutes.

  • Heat oil and fry the curry leaves and fenugreek seeds for 2 minutes.

  • Then add onion and garlic and continue to fry on medium heat until onion is golden, stirring occasionally.

  • Add fish and marinade, cover and cook over low heat for 10 minutes.

  • Uncover and cook for a further 10 minutes.

  • Serve with white rice and vegetables curries.


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