Kanyakumari Fish Curry without Oil Recipe

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Kanyakumari Fish Curry without Oil
  • Chef:
    Restaurant: kalpu_gp@yahoo.co.in
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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A fish curry made with coconut, tamarind, mild spices and no oil.

Ingredients of Kanyakumari Fish Curry without Oil

  • 1 whole fish (any would do - king fish,sardines etc)
  • 1 cup coconut scrapping
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp pepper cones
  • 2-3 shallots 2-3 (or onions)
  • Few curry leaves
  • 2 green chillies
  • 2 tomatoes (medium size),
  • 2-3 tamarind sticks
  • 1 medium size lemon

How to Make Kanyakumari Fish Curry without Oil

  1. Soak tamarind in 1 cup of water.
  2. Chop the green chillies, tomatoes. Peel the shallots. Keep all aside.
  3. Grind the coconut, chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric, pepper cones into a paste.
  4. Add shallots to this paste and blend grind again to make a coarse paste.
  5. Filter the impurities and strain the tamarind water in a bowl.
  6. In a pan add the coconut-shallot paste, tamarind water, green chillies, tomatoes, salt.
  7. Bring it to a boil.
  8. Then add fish and curry leaves. Mix well.
  9. Let it simmer for about 10 minutes.
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