Thursday, May 25, 2006

White Fish Curry !

For all those of you who are curious and waiting to see the recipe, here it goes...


Fish cut into pieces (Sea fish of your choice)
Coconut Milk-2 cups
Thin extractof Coconut - 1 cup
1/4 tsp Turmeric
few Curry leaves
2 slit Green chillies
1/2 tsp Mustard
1/2 tsp Cumin
2 lemon leaves(optional)
small piece of Ginger
1 tsp Corn flour


Place the fish in a bowl add 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder(used only for marinade) and salt. Squeeze the lemon over the fish and leave the marinade for 20minutes.

Meanwhile chop the onions(preferably small sambar onions). crush the garlic cloves ( 5 -6) as crushing will give the curry a better flavour. slit 2 green chillies. Finely slice the fresh ginger and keep aside....

Heat the oil in a deep pan .Add the mustard , cumin, green chillies, ginger ,garlic, onions and also few curry leaves for the flavour to be infused with other ingredients.. saute till the onions turn translucent and then add the thin/second extract of coconut milk to which the fish pieces are also added and simmer for few mts till done .Now finally add the thick coconut milk/first extract mixed with corn flour and lemon leaves(if you have them) cook for a few minutes longer. Remove from the heat and add lemon juice to taste.