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Saturday, 18 June 2011

Kanyakumari Fish Curry


Fish curry is one of the traditional dish of this cuisine. Most of all this cuisine resembles the authentic Kerala cuisine. This is mainly served as a main course in the hotels of Kanyakumari.

INGREDIENTS
Fish pieces                                    500 Gms
Onion chopped                             1 cup
Coconut grated                             1 cup
Garlic                                           6
Ginger                                          1 inch
Tomatoes                                     2
Poppy seeds                                1 tsp
Lemon                                         2
Tamarind extract                          1 cup
Coriander powder                       1 tsp
Chilli powder                              2 tsp
Mustard seeds                            ½ tsp
Cumin seeds                               ½ tsp
Fenugreek seeds                        ½ tsp
Curry leaves                              1 sprig
Oil and salt as required
Preparations
1. Clean the fish pieces and marinate it with lemon juice and salt for ½ hr
2. Make a fine paste of coconut, ginger, garlic, tomatoes and poppy seeds
3. In a pan add mustard, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, onion and sauté them well
4. Then add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and again sauté them
5. Add coconut paste, tamarind extract, salt and required water. Allow it to boil
6. Now add the marinated fish pieces and wait for the fish to cook.
Serve hot

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