South Indian Style Spicy Cat Fish Curry !!!

Preethi Magesh

By
@mysouthernflavours

Fish curry is one of the favorite south Indian food. The spices used in the curry helps to remove the raw smell of the fish & increases its flavor. Wow !!!Steamed rice & fish curry - there is no prefect combination like this !!!
Bon appetite !!


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Serves:

4 - 6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

FOR MARINATING ;

6 slice
cat fish (with bone, skin removed)
1 tsp
turmeric, ground
1 tsp
salt

FOR DRY ROAST & GRIND INTO PASTE ;

2 Tbsp
dry coconut
1 1/2 Tbsp
sesame seeds
1 tsp
fenugreek seeds
1 Tbsp
groundnuts

FOR GRINDING ;

1 large
red onion
1 large
tomato (ripen / canned / paste)
6 clove
garlic

FOR TEMPERING ;

2 Tbsp
oil - 2 tbsp
1/2 tsp
mustard seeds
1 tsp
cumin seeds / jeera
1 stalk(s)
curry leaves
1 tsp
turmeric powder
1 medium
onion (chopped finely)
2 tsp
red chili powder
2 tsp
coriander powder
6 small
green chilies (cut into half)
6 clove
garlic (chopped)
4 oz
tamarind juice (soaked in water & extracted)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Dry roast the fenugreek seeds, dry coconut, sesame seeds, groundnuts, till the raw flavor goes off and grind it into paste by adding little amount of water and keep it aside.
2
Keep the pan on low flame, add 2 tablespoon of oil and start to tempering with mustard, cumin seeds and curry leaves. After that add finely chopped onions, garlic, green chilies & sauté it for 2- 3 minutes.
3
And then add all the spices like turmeric, red chili, coriander powder and sauté until the raw flavor goes off. Now add the grounded onion, tomato & garlic paste, tamarind extract, dry roasted paste and add enough water to boil it for 15 more minutes on high flame till the raw smell goes off.
4
After that add washed & marinated fish , cover with lid and cook it for 10 more minutes and switched off the flame and garnish with chopped coriander, mint and curry leaves.
5
Serve it hot and enjoy!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Indian