Tilapia Fish Curry. Fish is an integral part of Kerala Cuisine. There are hundreds of variations for Kerala Fish curry. The main part of this curry is coconut and tamarind sauce this curry can be cooked with any fish and it will taste great. To cook this curry the main reason was I got the Indian tilapia fish, there is a new shop has opened near my house who sells even all the Indian fishes, like rohu, mackerel, tilapia etc. and I'm so so happy now I even get to taste Indian fish without even being in India.. This spicy and tangy curry goes so well with plain rice and this was our last Saturday's lunch and we enjoyed it thoroughly. Do cook this curry and make your family happy..
2 tilapia fish (cut into 2 pieces)
8 to 10 curry leaves
2 green chilli
4 garlic garlic cloves
1/4tsp mustard seeds
1/2 cup coconut milk
2 tbsp tamarind paste
1tsp red chilli powder, 1/2tsp turmeric, 1tsp coriander powder
Salt to taste.
Ingredient's to make a paste.
2 medium tomato
1 medium onion
2tbsp chopped coriander leaves
1tbsp ginger garlic paste
1/4tsp cumin seeds.
Wash the fish thoroughly and set it aside.
Grind the onion, tomato, coriander leaves, ginger garlic and cumin to a smooth paste.
In a deep frying pan/kadai, add oil, when oil is hot, add curry leaves, mustard, green chilli and garlic cloves. when they start turning brown. Add the ground paste, red chilli powder, turmeric and coriander powder, fry till the oil starts separating.
Then add coconut milk, tamarind paste, salt and 2cups of water and allow it boil for a minute or 2. Then add the fish and simmer the curry for 5 to 6 minutes.
Serve hot with Plain Rice.