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Red Masala Fish Curry Recipe

Red Masala Fish Curry is a popular Anglo-Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 1 January, 1970
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Anglo-Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 2 medium sized Pomfret (cut into slices)
  • ½ tsp - Turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1or 2 tbsp - oil
  • few Curry leaves
  • big Lemon sized Tamarind (soaked in little water)
  • 2 slit Green chillies or as per taste
  • finely chopped Coriander leaves (for garnishing)
  • 1or 2 Green chillies (for garnishing)
  • sufficient water to make the curry
  • To be ground into a paste:
  • 3/4 Coconut
  • 15 Cloves Garlic
  • 2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • few pepper Corns
  • 12 kashmiri chillies (deseeded)
  • 3 to 4 Cloves
  • 2 small pieces Cinnamon stick
  • How to Make Red Masala Fish Curry:

    1. Clean and wash the fish.
    2. Apply turmeric powder and salt. Keep aside for 30-45 minutes.
    3. Heat oil in a non-stick kadai, add curry leaves and green chillies.
    4. When you get the aroma add the ground masala and very lightly saut1.5 it.
    5. Add water depending on the consistency
    6. you need.
    7. It should not be too watery or too thick.
    8. Boil it really well on a low flame so that the raw smell goes off.
    9. When it boils add the fish slices and the tamarind water.
    10. Very gently mix.
    11. Cook for few minutes till the fish is done.
    12. Garnish with coriander leaves and slit green chillies.
    13. Cover it for some time so that the flavour is retained.
    14. Serve with steamed rice.


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