Spicy and Juicy Madras Fish Curry
|Fish||1 Kilogram, cut into 1" slices (tilapia or catfish)|
|Vegetable oil/Sunflower/olive oi||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (prefer Sesame oil)|
|Onions||2 , grind to paste|
|Tomatoes||4 , grind to paste|
|Lime||1 , soaked in 1/2 cup of hot water (soaked in 1/2 cup of hot water)|
|Turmeric powder||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Chili powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Red chillies||3 Large (fried in oil will give more spice)|
|Coriander powder||4 Teaspoon (its also called as Dhaniya Powder)|
|Cumin seeds||1 Teaspoon|
|Garam masala||1 Teaspoon|
|Mustard seeds||1 Teaspoon|
1. Clean the Fish with salt to take the bad odor.
2.Heat the pan and pour 3 Tbps of oil
2.Once the oil starts to boil then add mustard seeds,jeera and then add red chilli and curry leaves.
3.After a min add the grounded Onions and salt(adding salt to the onions will help it to cook fast and juicy). Fry it till golden brown and add ginger,garlic paste.
4.Once this is cooked add chopped tomato,turmeric powder,chili powder,coriander powder. Cook this mixture till oil separates. Add sesame oil for taste (this gives more flavor to the gravy)and garam masala
5.Then add the tamarind juice and some water to get the curry consistence.
6.When the gray starts to boil add the fish and cook it for 5 min by closing the lid. When the fish turns little white then it means that the fish is cooked. Dont mix the curry after the fishes are added.
7.Garnish with coriander leaves.