Friday, 30 March 2012

Cumin Fish Curry

fish pieces- 400 gm
small onions - 100 gm
tomatoes - 100gm
green chilli - 3
garlic cloves - 6
turmeric powder - quarter tsp
chilli powder - 2 tsp
cumin powder - 2 tsp
tamarind juice from small lemon size
oil -2- 3 tbsp
mustard,cumin and fenugreek- each half tsp
curry leaves - few
chopped cilantro - 1 tbsp
coconut paste - 2 tbsp (optional)

Steps to follow:
Clean and wash the fish pieces, drain water and keep aside.
Cut onions,tomatoes garlic cloves and slit the green chillies.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard,fenugreek,cumin seeds and curry leaves.When it splutters add chillies,small onions and tomatoes.Add little salt and stir well.
Add chilli,turmeric and cumin powder and stir for a minute.Then add tamarind juice.Let it boil for few minutes until the raw smell goes.
Then add the fish pieces and salt to taste.

Let it cook for 10 minutes in low fire.
Add chopped cilantro leaves and switch off the stove.
Now Cumin fish Curry is ready.Serve with hot plain rice.

Sending this recipe to Healthy Morsels, EP Series- Herbs and Spices @ Julies Erivum Puliyum.

-Asiya Omar.


Julie said...

Yummy n delicious fish curry,flavorful too:-)
Thanx a lot for linking it to my event..
Cook in any recipe with Cilantro/Cumin as one of the main ingredients & rush it in my EP Series-Herbs n Spices
Erivum Puliyum

Poonam Borkar said...

very delicious curry..superb!!

PrathibhaSreejith said...

Looks tempting n delicious, my mom makes it almost same way with unchopped pearl onion n tangy sauce. mmmm yummm..

On Going Event The Kerala Kitchen @Cook-Ezee

faseela said...

yummy n flvrful curry....

schmetterlingwords said...

What a delicious fish curry... sure to try it out... Asiya, which fish is used here??

Fish is a rich protein source and good for everyone alike. Thank you for linking this with Healthy Morsels - Pregnancy :)

Asiya Omar said...

Thanks for your lovely comments.

Asiya Omar said...

@ Schmetterling words
For this recipe I used Sherry Small (vilai meen).Thanks for your visit and comments.

maha said...

wow...u done this fish curry perfectly.

Jaleela said...

yummy mouthwatering cumin fish curry

Asiya Omar said...

Thanks friends for all the lovely comments.