Saturday, June 8, 2013

Goan Red Snapper Fish Curry

I chose to make this Goan fish curry recipe from the Seafood book, using the red snapper as the book suggests. I knew the ingredients in the recipe would give a flavour that we enjoy because it is similar to my king fish curry. I adjusted the recipe a little bit to make half the amount.
500g 1 full red snapper cut into pieces
1 tbsp coriander seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
3 to 6 dried red chillies to taste
2 garlic cloves chopped
1/2 tbsp grated fresh ginger
1/4 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp salt
7 oz coconut milk to taste
1 tbsp oil
1 onion thinly sliced
1 tomato chopped
1 green chille
1 tbsp tamarind pulp
1/2 cup water
handful of cilantro

Put the tamarind pulp in about 1/2 cup water and discard the tamarind.
Dry roast the coriander seeds, cumin seeds in a saucepan, stir over medium heat until they begin to pop. Remove and cool then put the seeds, dried chillies, garlic, ginger, turmeric, and salt into a food processor. Process until well chopped then add 2 to 3 tbsp of coconut milk and pulse to blend. 
Heat the oil and saute the onion and cook over low heat. Then add the tomatoes, green chilles and spice paste and cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 until aromatic. Add the coconut milk then bring to a boil and simmer for about 5 minutes. Add the tamarind water then place the snapper into the sauce. Cook the fish for a few minutes until the fish is cooked. 
Garnish with cilantro and serve with rice. 
This beautifully illustrated Seafood cookbook shows us how to prepare different types of seafood with over 300 wonderful recipes inspired by different cuisines. The book explains about different types of fish. 
Red Snapper or Pargo
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  1. That curry looks delicious! I might just have to take a look at the cookbook!

  2. goan fish curry is one of the best. love it.

  3. yummilicious fish curry....nice clicks

  4. Slurp, fingerlicking fish curry,cant resist to it.

  5. The curry looks really delish Akheela :)

  6. I really do need to introduce more seafood into our diet, but don't know if I could tackle this one just yet :)

  7. Looks delicious and quite easy. Fish poached in coconut milk is always fantastic.

  8. What a fantastic fish curry. :)

  9. I have never made fish in curry sauce...thanks of the recipe...looks delicious, full of flavor.
    Hope you are having a great week :D

  10. This curry looks yum...I have never tried red snapper, time I did :-)

  11. I love both fish AND curry. This looks really flavorful and I need lots of rice to eat this delicious curry!

  12. i am not a big fan of red snapper ...may be its the way i cook it...ur curry sounds interestg....just to let u know the avocado dip make over is fab idea

  13. They look so perfect. Beautifully done:)Yummy indeed :)
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  14. The flavors sound great,love Goan fish curry,bookmarked.

  15. Hi Akheela, your fish curry look so delicious. The gravy look so appetizing, I don't mind just the rice with gravy. :)

    Have a nice week ahead.

  16. Goan curries are a favourite in my house. Your curry looks beautiful and delicious.

  17. Fish curry looks delicious. Good that you have a vast collection of recipes....yummy!

  18. Delicious curry.. The book looks impressive too Akheela.. Thanks for sharing dear :-)


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