Fish in Ginger-Tamarind Sauce

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Its a very simple and easy fish curry from Kerala, a southern state of India. The curry is made with tamarind paste, and seasoned with fresh ginger, ground coriander, mustard seeds, and chile powder.

INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):


  • Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook mustard seeds in hot oil until they begin to crackle. Stir in ginger and onion; cook for 5 minutes. Pour in water, and stir in tamarind paste. Bring to a boil, then season with coriander, chile powder, and salt. Reduce heat to medium-low, and cook on for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Cook fish in sauce until fish is cooked through. Serve garnished with fresh curry leaves.