Tuesday, July 16, 2013

weekend cooking - Curried sea bass kerala style

Weekend for me means less of cooking and more of eating :-) so this weekend I zeroed in this recipe which I saw in the cookbook,this curry looked perfect to me for sunday lunch brunch paired it with the ready to eat paratha with some onions and cucumber on the side :-)

Recipe Name - Kerala style fish curry 
Recipe source cookbo0ok
Seabass fillets 700gm
salt as per taste
black onion seeds half tsp
red chili flakes half tsp
oil one tbsp
for the curry 
one onion chopped
two tomatoes chopped
two tbsp tamarind paste
curry leaves one tbsp
mustard seeds half tsp
fenugreek seeds pinch
oil to cook
salt as per taste
half tsp each of ground coriander ,turmeric and red chili powder
one cup coconut milk

pat dry the fish slices and sprinkle salt,red chili flakes and onion seeds
keep aside for 30 minutes.
Heat oil in non stick wok add mustard and fenugreek seeds and let it splutter
add curry leaves and chopped onion and fry till the onions are golden brown
add the powdered spics followed by tomatoes and keep stirring till the tomato is done
add tamarind paste followed by half cup of water and let it simmer for two minutes
add coconut milk and simmer further for five minutes till thr sauce thickens.
remove from flame and keep aside.
for the fish 
heat one tbsp oil in non stick grill pan ,once hot lower the flame
fry the fish fillets skin side down over medium heat for five minutes
serve the fried fish fillets topped with the curried sauce .

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