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FIN BREAM FISH (NAVARA MEEN) ROASTED CURRY

Posted in FISH RECIPES

Fin bream fish

Ingredients

Fin bream fish                       -        500 grams, cleaned

Shallots                                 -        10 nos

 garlic                                   -        10 nos, crushed

Curry leaves                         -          2 strings

Coconut oil                            -        4 teaspoons

Mustard seeds                      -        1/2 teaspoon

Tomato                                 -        1 nos

Tamarind                             -        1 small lemon size

soak in 1/2 cup of warm water.

Red chilly powder                  -        2 teaspoons

Turmeric powder                   -        1/4 teaspoon

Salt                                        -        to taste

To Roast and Grind:

Coriander seeds                    -        1 tablespoon

Poppy seeds                          -        1/2 teaspoon

Fenugreek                            -        2-3 nos

Cumin seeds                        -        1/2 teaspoon

Black pepper                        -        2-3 nos

Asafoetida                            -        a pinch

Method:

*Dry roast the Ingredients given for roasting and grinding. Cool for sometime and make a powder of it.

*Put the shallots in food processor for half a second and keep aside. Make sure the shallots are not becoming paste. It should be roughly ground.

*Take a Kadai/Pan and heat oil in it.

*Add mustard seeds. When the crackle sound of mustard seeds reduces, add the curry leaves and roughly ground onion. Saute for few minutes until the raw smell of onion goes off.

*Add crushed garlic and fry for a minute.

*Add tomato and fry till it completely mashes.

*Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt. Give a quick stir for 2-3 minutes. Make sure you are not burning the masalas.

*Squeeze and extract the tamarind juice from the water. Add this tamarind juice to the pan. Let it boil until it slightly thickens. Add the roasted masala powder as said in step 1. Taste and adjust the salt or spice.

*When the gravy is almost done, add the cleaned navara fish to the gravy one by one. Dont' mix the gravy after that.

*Wait for 3 minutes and turn off the flame.

*Cover and keep aside for 2 minutes.

*Serve hot with steamed rice.

 

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