Fish in Coconut Gravy

Recipe by tamarinda
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Julienne the onion. Keep aside.
  • Clean the fish, remove the skin, and cut into 1 inch pieces.
  • Pour the oil into the pan. Heat on medium.
  • Saute the onion and green chilies for five minutes.
  • Meanwhile, crush the red chili with garlic with a mortar and pestle.
  • Add the crushed chili, garlic, and ginger.
  • Fry for ~3 minutes. Meanwhile, add turmeric, cardamom, and cinnamon stick (if desired).
  • Once the smell of chili emanates, add the coconut milk. Bring to a simmer.
  • Meanwhile, remove the curry leaves from stems, and add both.
  • Dice the tomatoes, reserving 3 slices for garnish. Keep aside.
  • Upon reaching a full simmer, add the fish and salt.
  • When the fish is nearly well cooked, add the diced tomato. Cook for 5 minutes more.
  • Add the lemon juice. Remove the cinnamon stick, cardamom pods, and curry leaf stems.
  • Transfer to serving dish. Cover.
  • Briefly pan fry 3 tomato slices for garnish.
  • Garnish with tomato slices.
  • Serve with rice.
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