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Sri Lankan Fish Stew Recipe

Sri Lankan Fish Stew is a popular Sri Lankan Curries
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On :
Wednesday, 22 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Sri Lankan Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 2 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 350 g - rohu
  • 2 tbsp - Sunflower oil
  • 1 - onion, chopped
  • 2 - Garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - ground Turmeric
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp - Sri Lankan curry powder
  • 2 - tomatoes, skinned and finely chopped
  • 150-200 ml - Coconut Milk
  • Fresh Curry leaves - a few
  • Salt to taste
  • Sri Lankan curry powder: Coriander seeds
  • A pinch - Fenugreek seed
  • 2 - Cloves
  • 2 pods - green Cardamom
  • 6 - Black Peppercorns
  • Cinnamon stick - 1 small piece
  • Cumin seed - 1/2 tsp
  • dried Curry leaves - a few
  • How to Make Sri Lankan Fish Stew:

    1. 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.
    2. Marinate the fish slices with salt and lemon juice and keep aside for 1/2 an hour
    3. Fry the marinated fish pieces in mustard oil till they turn light brown in colour.
    4. Heat oil in a large, shallow pan and add the onion, garlic and curry leaves to it.
    5. Fry gently for 7-10 minutes until the onions are soft and lightly golden in colour.
    6. Add the turmeric, chilli powder and Sri Lankan curry powder and fry it for 1-2 minutes.
    7. Add the tomatoes, coconut milk and 1 tsp of salt and let it simmer for 5 mins.
    8. Add the fish to the pan and spoon the gravy over the fish.
    9. Add water if needed and simmer for 10 mins.
    10. Serve after a while.





     

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