Sri Lankan Fish Stew

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated : 2.5 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Sri Lankan Fish Stew

  • For the Sri Lankan curry powder, grind coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, dried curry leaves and pepper corns in a grinder to a fine powder. Store it in a screw top jar.
  • Marinate the fish slices with salt and lemon juice and keep aside for 1/2 an hour
  • Fry the marinated fish pieces in mustard oil till they turn light brown in colour.
  • Heat oil in a large, shallow pan and add the onion, garlic and curry leaves to it.
  • Fry gently for 7-10 minutes until the onions are soft and lightly golden in colour.
  • Add the turmeric, chilli powder and Sri Lankan curry powder and fry it for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, coconut milk and 1 tsp of salt and let it simmer for 5 mins.
  • Add the fish to the pan and spoon the gravy over the fish.
  • Add water if needed and simmer for 10 mins.
  • Serve after a while.