250 gm white fish-cut into cubes
1 medium onion
1 medium tomato
6-8 garlic cloves
2 fresh green chillies-deseeded and sliced
6 Tbsp oil
1/2 cup fresh coconut paste
1/4 tsp red chilli paste
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp salt
2 whole dry red chillies
1/2 tsp black mustard seeds
8-10 curry leaves
1/2 cup tamarind extract
1 cup water
. Make a paste of onion, tomatoes, garlic and green chillies.
. Keep aside.
. Heat oil in a pan.
. Add coconut paste and cook until golden brown.
. Add dry spices and cook for about 3 minutes, keep stirring.
. Remove from heat and keep aside.
. Heat the remaining oil in another saucepan.
. Add whole red chillies, curry leaves and mustard seeds.
. Fry until the seeds start spluttering.
. Add onion paste and fry until brown.
. Add the cooked coconut paste, tamarind extract and a cup of water.
. Stir well and bring to a boil.
. Add fish pieces and simmer for about 10 minutes.
. Serve hot with boiled rice.