Fish Masala
This delightful fish curry is from the Kerala region of India. Use a good meaty fish for this and even if you are not a great fan of fish you won’t be disappointed.
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Ingredients
  • 400 g (14 oz) fish, cleaned and cut into medium pieces
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tomato, peeled, de-seeded and chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic & ginger paste
  • 3 green chillis, slit lengthwise
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
Spice mix 1
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • Pinch of salt
Spice mix 2
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
Instructions
  1. Mix together the fish, Spice mix 1 and the lime juice. Leave to marinate in the ‘fridge for at least an hour.
  2. Heat the oil on a medium heat in a pan and fry the onions for about 10 minutes until golden brown.
  3. Add the garlic & ginger paste together with the green chillis and fry for another 2 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes and cook for another 2 minutes.
  5. Add Spice mix 2 and a cup of water. Mix and bring to the boil.
  6. Add in the marinated fish and simmer gently for 10 minutes.
  7. Season with salt, stir in the coriander leaves, and serve.
Titli's Tips
Serve with rice. I recommend the use of a good meaty fish for this dish. Cod, panga, perch and monkfish are particularly good for making curries. Ask your fishmonger for a recommendation. Ask him or her, “Titli wants to know what you recommend”…

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Calories 490 24%
Calories from Fat 296
Total Fat 32.9g 50%
Saturated Fat 4.8g 24%
Unsaturated Fat 26.4g
   
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate 9.6g 3%
Dietary Fibre 1.8g 7%
Sugars 4.1g
Protein 39.6g 79%
Cholesterol 120.0mgs 40%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.