March 25, 2010

Andhra Style Fish Curry

1 lb fish, cleaned and cut into slices
1 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
salt to taste
1/4 cup oil
12 curry leaves
1/4 cup coriander leaves,chopped
1 tbsp fresh garlic,chopped
2 inch fresh ginger,chopped
1 onion,chopped
2 cardamom pods
2 cloves
1 tbsp coriander seeds
4 tbsp tamarind extract

1. Mix chili powder, turmeric powder and salt. Add this mixture to the fish and keep it aside.

2. Heat oil in a skillet on a medium heat. Add curry leaves and coriander leaves and fry for 2 minutes. Add fish pieces and fry for 5-10 minutes.
3.Cook on both sides. Remove and keep it aside.
4.Grind onion, garlic,ginger,cardamom pods,clove,coriander seeds to paste.
5. Add the grind paste in the same wok used for frying fish. Cook for 5-10 minutes or until oil separates.
6. Add tamarind extract and 1 cup of water. Let it come to a boil, then reduce the heat and cook until the sauce thickens.
7. Arrange the fish in a serving bowl and pour this sauce on top. Serve hot with white rice.

NOTE: Avoid breaking the fish while frying. Don't flip frequently.


Sailaja Damodaran said...

Adding whole spices in fish gravy is very new to me............yummy

Tina said...

Its new to me...Yummy version dear...Beautiful clicks too...

3 hungry tummies said...

Mmmm my sort of food! Simple and it looks so good!

MaryMoh said...

That's a beautiful fish curry. I like it. Would be so good with rice...mmm

Rekha shoban said...

looks very hot and delicious fish curry!

Sarah Naveen said...

beautiful clicks..looks so yummy and perfect...loved it

Madhuri said...

The photo looks awesome and ao is recipe.

SathyaSridhar said...

Wooow,,,,fish curry looks awesome n delicious,,,first time here to ur blog,,you got such a nice space with spicy foods with beautiful proffessional photos,,,sure will visit often,,saved in my bloglist n am following u,,