Fish curry using sambar powder recipe

Recipe Categories: Sea food recipes
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Preparation Time : 20 min Cooking Time : 15 min Serves : 4

Fish curry using sambar powder is a tangy tasty Simple fish curry, goes good with rice, idli or dosa’s, It is a tamarind and coconut based south Indian style traditional fish curry made using sambar powder, an quick and easy to make recipe, a traditional south Karnataka recipe followed from generations, which goes good for both river fish or sea fish, do try and enjoy as a side dish for rice, ragi mudde, idli or dosa’s.

Ingredients:

River fish or sea fish – 1 kg

To grind –

Coconut – 1/2 cup roughly chopped or grated

Poppy seeds – 1/2 tsp

Roasted gram – 1 tbs

Onion – 2 no’s chopped roughly

Coriander – 1 small bunch

Garlic – 1 whole peeled

Sambar powder – 2 tbs

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Tamarind – big lemon size ball

For seasoning –

Mustard – 1/2 tsp

Methi seeds – 1/4 tsp

Crushed garlic – 4 – 5 no’s

Curry leaves – 2 spring

Onion – 2 tbs chopped

Other ingredients – 

Salt to taste

Oil – 2 tbs

 

 

Method:

Rinse fish for 2 to 3 times in water, drain the water in it , add 1 tsp of salt, toss it well and set aside.

Soak tamarind in lukewarm water for 15 min, squeeze it and remove the waste from it and keep ready.

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Add coconut, poppy seeds, roasted gram, grind without adding water until all the ingredients gets powdered, then add garlic, onion, coriander (rinsed) add water to grind and make a fine paste, finally add turmeric and sambar powder, grind it and keep ready

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Heat a vessel by adding oil in it, when it is hot add mustard, allow it to sizzle in oil, add methi fry for a while, add crushed garlic and curry leaves, fry until you get a nice aroma, then add chopped onion, fry until it turns to translucent.

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Add ground masala into it, saute, combine to a medium thick in consistency by adding water as required.

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Bring the curry to boil, add salt to taste, when it begins to boil add tamarind juice into it.

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Boil the curry for 6 min, add fish into, stir once so that all the fish slices get immersed in the curry, boil it for 5 min, remove from the flame, rest it for 15 min before you serve.

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Traditional fish curry using sambar powder is ready to serve. Enjoy as a side dish for ragi mudde, rice, idli or dosa’s.

 

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2 Responses to “Fish curry using sambar powder recipe”

  1. FRANK RIOS says:

    can i get on your mailer?
    and send me recipes or where to buy these spices.
    im in ontario, calif
    frank

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