Indian Style Fish Curry


700g tenggiri fish, cut into thick slices
1 onion, sliced
1 tomato, pureed
2 green chillies, halved and seeded
2 tbsp tamarind pulp mixed with 70ml water and strained for juice
5 tbsp oil
600ml water

[Marinade (A)]

1 tbsp lime juice
½ tsp turmeric powder
A pinch of salt

[Ingredients (B)]

1 stalk curry leaves
3 cloves
1 star anise
1 tsp fenugreek
½ tsp mustard seeds

[Spices (C)]

7 dried chillies, soaked
3 fresh red chillies, seeded
1½ tbsp fish curry powder
3 cloves garlic
5 shallots
100g fresh coconut


Some chopped coriander leaves


Season fish slices with marinade (A) for at least 30 minutes. Deep-fry in hot oil until golden.

Blend spice mixture (C) in a food processor into a fine and smooth paste.

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One Response to “Indian Style Fish Curry”

  1. Francis

    Hi Amy,
    Your fish curry recipe looks very complete.
    If we do not want to deep fry the fish but instead just dip into the boiling curry,should we still marinate
    them with lime juice/turmeric/salt.
    Your advice appreciated.
    Rgds:- Francis


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