1/2kg mackerel (any fish)
1/2cup grated coconut
20 shallots or 1 big onion
4 garlic cloves
One piece ginger
3 green chillies or as per taste
1big piece of pot tamarind
1/4tbs chilli powder
2 tbsp coriander powder
1/4 tbsp turmeric powder
1/4tbsp fenugreek powder
3sprigs of curry leaves
4tbsp coconut oil
Salt to taste
To an earthen pot, add grated coconut
and sauté well. Add chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric
powder to it and sauté again and put it aside.
To the pot add coconut oil. Add the
chopped onion or shallots to it and sauté well.
Add the sliced ginger, garlic, green
chillies and curry leaves to it. Add chopped tomatoes to it and cook.
Grind the fried coconut and the sautéed
mixture with little water.
Transfer the paste to the pan and add
the pot tamarind to it. Cook it in medium flame for 5 minutes. Add fish pieces to it.
Add fenugreek powder and twirl the pot.
Stir it in between and cook for 10 minutes.
Switch the flame off and
pour coconut oil and a curry leaves to it and it is ready to be