Dishes can be prepared in various ways. The method differs from place to place why not? even from house to house it varies. In that way, this fish curry is popular in South Indian Rural areas. I have used Rohu Fish to make this curry.
Prep Time 15mins
Cook Time 30mins
500gmFish - 500 g
Tamarind Lemon Sized
Heat oil in a pan. Once heated, add mustard, Fenugreek , curry leaves and garlic.
Then add chopped onion, curry leaves, and saute until onions are translucent
Now add the required salt to help the onions cook faster.
Once onions are cooked well, add tomatoes and cook until mushy.
Then add turmeric powder, chili powder, and coriander powder and saute for a while.
Roast the spice powders on low heat for a while and add tamarind extract
Add water and adjust according your desired consistency.
Add Pepper powder and allow the water to come to a boil
Half Cover the pot and let the gravy thickens. Once the oil is separated from the curry, add fish pieces and cook for just 5 minutes.
After the fish is cooked, turn off the stove and add a little jaggery to enhance the flavor.
Adding Jaggery helps in balancing the taste. You may prefer to skip this step if you like to leave the curry with the tangier taste.
Course: Side Dish
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