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Salt Fish - Dry Fish Curry Recipe

Salt Fish - Dry Fish Curry is a popular Indian Snacks
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On :
Friday, 21 April, 2017
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snacks Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Simmer Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
1 hour
Servings :
Serves 3
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  • 6 -8 pieces- any good salt fish or Bombay duck
  • 1/2 cup - thick Tamarind juice extracted from a Lime size ball of Tamarind
  • 2 -big onions, chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp - Ginger garlic, paste
  • 3 tsp - chillies powder
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • Salt
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • 2- tomatoes, chopped
  • 2- green chillies, slit lengthwise
  • 2 tbsp - chopped Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • How to Make Salt Fish - Dry Fish Curry:

    1. Wash the Salt Fish well and soak for about 1 hour in a little water.
    2. Rinse the pieces well to remove any sandy residue.
    3. Fry the salt fish or Bombay duck lightly with a little oil to make it firm.
    4. Heat the oil in a shallow vessel and fry the onions till golden brown.
    5. Add the ginger garlic paste, chillies powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, chopped tomatoes and a little water and fry well for some time.
    6. Add the salt, tamarind juice and a little more water if gravy is required and bring to boil.
    7. Add the salt fish and simmer for about 5 minutes for the salt fish to absorb the gravy.
    8. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and slit green chillies.


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