Kanyakumari Fish Curry without Oil Recipe

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Kanyakumari Fish Curry without Oil
  • Chef: Kalpana
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

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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