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Machhi Ni Kari

  Deveined prawns 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Fish pieces 12
  Chicken drumsticks 6
  Coconut 1
  Kokum 2 Tablespoon
  Green chilies 6
  Kashmiri red chillies 16
  Coriander seeds 2 Tablespoon
  Khaskhas 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Turmeric 1 Inch
  Onions 2 Large
  Tomatoes 4 Large
  Chana/Grams 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cashew nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whole garlic 1
  Tamarind pulp 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Curry leaves 2

1. Wash the fish or prawns, apply salt and set aside.
2. Take a large, open mouthed vessel. Pour half a cup or more of oil. Place it on the stove and add the curry leaves to it. When the oil gets hot add all the ground masala, the green chillies and fry well till red. Add any water left over from the masala as well as the coconut milk and stir well. Add salt to taste. If you feel that you will be needing more liquid add one cup of water at a time. Bring to a boil and put in the prawns or fish, lower the flame and allow to simmer for ten minutes for fish and 20 minutes for prawns. Wash kokum and the curry.
3. Clean the drumsticks, cut each into three, four or six pieces and cook till tender in salted water. Drain the water
and put the drumsticks into the curry along with the tamarind pulp. Cook for a few minutes longer. When in season add one to two raw, peeled mangoes cut into quarters.
Serve with boiled basmati rice, onion salad and papads.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1059 Calories from Fat 491

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g87.7%

Saturated Fat 32 g160.2%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 381 mg127%

Sodium 1580 mg65.8%

Total Carbohydrates 76 g25.2%

Dietary Fiber 17.1 g68.3%

Sugars 17.4 g

Protein 72 g144.9%

Vitamin A 28.7% Vitamin C 158.2%

Calcium 19.6% Iron 35.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Machhi Ni Kari Recipe