Thursday, November 28, 2013

Fish Curry with coconut

Fish curry can be served with white/brown rice. Fish curry and rice is the staple food of Goa.

  • Fish cleaned and cut into medium pieces 
  • Coconut 1 cup, finely grated
  • Tamarind size of a small lemon
  • Turmeric Powder 1 tsp
  • Chilli Powder 1/2 tsp or 5 dried red chilies
  • Coriander seeds 1 tsp
  • Onion 1/2 cup finely chopped
  • salt to taste
  •  oil 1 tsp
  •  water

  • Wash fish, clean by removing fins, tail, scales.
  • Marinate with salt, a pinch of turmeric powder and a pinch of chilli powder for about 10 minutes.
  • Grind grated coconut, tamrind, coriander seeds, chilli powder or red chillies to fine paste. Set aside. 
  • In little oil fry onions till golden brown  add fish pieces and water as needed.Fish does not take too long to cook. Make sure you do not overcook it.
  • Add coconut paste to it and around 1 cup of water. Let the curry boil, uncovered for 5 minutes.
  • Adjust the consistency by adding water. Serve with plain white rice or brown rice.

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