Tangy Fish Tenga

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg - fish (cleaned, smeared with turmeric and salt and lightly fried
  • 1/2 kg - ripe red tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp - cooked and mashed potatoes
  • 2 tbsp - mustard oil for cooking
  • 2 tsp - finely chopped onions
  • 400 ml - water
  • A bunch - fresh green coriander, chopped fine
  • 2 whole green chillies, left whole and uncut
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp - sugar
  • 1 tbsp - fresh lemon or lime juice

How to Make Tangy Fish Tenga

  • Heat oil in a kadai. Add the onions and stir for about minute
  • Add the mashed potatoes and fry till light yellow
  • Add the tomatoes, turmeric, salt and fry till the tomatoes begin to dry
  • Add water and bring to a fast boil
  • Add the fried fish, cover the kadai, lower the heat and leave it to simmer for about 10 mins
  • Add chopped coriander, whole green chillies and sugar. Simmer for one more minute
  • Add lime or lemon juice, and immediately transfer the entire contents to a glass bowl
  • Serve hot or cold with plain boiled rice