This is a fish curry recipe with basic ingredients . A very simple Mangalore style fish recipe that goes very well with wide variety of food (rice , pathiri, dosa, idli ,puttu, neer dosa ,wheat dosa etc) . That means , make this fish curry in the morning and relax for the rest of the day as it can be used for breakfast , lunch and dinner !
Preparation time : 10 minutes
Cooking time : 20 minutes
- Fish (of your choice) – 1/2 kg
- coconut grated – 2 cups
- Red chilly (whole) – 7
- Coriander (whole) – 1.5 tablespoon
- Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
- tamarind – a small lemon sized ball
- onion – 1/2
- Tomato – 1
- Green chilly – 1
- Ginger – 1 teaspoon (finely chopped)
- Curry leaves – a handful
- salt -to taste
Step 1 : Cut and clean the fish very well.
Step 2 : Grind together grated coconut , whole red chillies ,whole coriander, turmeric powder and tamarind with water to a fine paste.
Step 3 : Transfer this ground paste to a pan .Pour water to it to make the gravy of desired consistency. Add in chopped onions , tomato , green chilly and ginger pieces .
Step 4: Switch on the flame and bring it to boil. When it starts boiling, add fish, salt and curry leaves . Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until fish is cooked completely.