2 lb fish(King fish/pomfert/catfish/salmon) cut into 1 inch cubes
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
15-20 curry leaves
1 onion, chopped(red onion give a nice flavour. White onion will also works fine)
2 1/2 cm ginger, shredded
4 cloves garlic, chopped
2 tbsp chilly powder or (according to your taste)
2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 pinches fenugreek powder
3 or 4 pieces tamarind soaked in water (In TVM side they use tamarind called
valanpuli, but kudumpuli gives a better taste for this fish curry)
1 cup water
1/2 tsp coconut oil
Salt to taste
Clean the fish. Heat oil in a frying pan and fry mustard. Then add curry leaves, chopped onion, ginger and garlic fry it for 2-3 minutes.
Put in the chilly powder, coriander powder, and turmeric powder. Fry all this well.
Now add the fenugreek powder and the softened tamarind. Pour in the water. Then add salt. When it boil add the fish. Let it simmer until the gravy thickens and the fish is tender.
Last but not least sprinkle the coconut oil, and leave it on the gas for a minute.