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Assam Pedas Pomfret

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Assam Pedas Pomfret ! Wow ! This sour spicy fish dish surely rocks ! I love this with a bowl of steaming bowl of rice ! Try these Assam Pedas Pomfret and let me know if you share my passion !
  Pomfret 1
  Okras 10 Small
  Tomato 1
  Fish curry powder/Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Daun kesum 2
  Cooking oil 5 Tablespoon
  Palm sugar/Plain sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Paste 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 7 Clove (35 gm)
  Lemon grass stalk 1
  Shallots 4
  Dried chilies 1 Tablespoon
  Belacan 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Tamarind juice 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Tamarind pulp 1 Tablespoon

Batter the spice paste ingredients properly with mortar and pestle or grind them in a food processor and keep aside.
Extract the tamarind pulp by soaking it in warm water for 15 minutes.
Squeeze the pulp constantly to extract the flavor into the water.
Drain the pulp and keep the tamarind juice.
Fry the battered spice paste in hot oil for 2 minutes or until they generate an aroma.
Add the tamarind juice, fish curry powder or turmeric powder and bring to boil.
Add gradually the tomato wedges, okras, salt and palm sugar or plain sugar and finally the fish.
Cook on a lower flame for 5 minutes or until the fish is cooked.

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Assam Pedas Pomfret Recipe