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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Coconut Fish Curry

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Category: Fish, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 650 g Thick white fish fillets
  • 2 ts Lemon juice
  • 1 ts Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 ts Fennel seeds
  • 1/2 c Desiccated cocunt
  • 2 Piece ginger chopped (2cm)
  • 2 Dried chillies, soaked for
  • 15 minutes in hot water
  • 2 Cloves garlic
  • 1 md Onion
  • 3/4 ts Turmeric
  • 2 ts Tamarind concentrate
  • 2 tb Butter
  • 1 1/2 c Water
  • 2 tb Chopped coriander


Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 12 minutes

Cut across the fillets to make thick slices. Sprinkle with lemon juice and
set aside. Toast the cumin, fennel seeds and coconut in a dry pan until
lightly golden and aromatic. Grind to a powder in a spice grinder. Grind
the ginger, chillies, garlic and onion to a paste and add the ground
spices, turmeric and tamarind. Fry the prepared seasoning paste in the
butter for 1.5-2 minutes, stirring. Add water and bring to boil. Simmer for
6 minutes. Add the fish with half the coriander. Simmer gently until the
fish is tender, about 6 minutes. Serve with rice, garnishing with the
remaining coriander.

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