Monday, 3 December 2012

SANKARA MEEN KUZHAMBU/RED SNAPPER FISH CURRY

Sankara meen(English:Red Snapper) curry is one of my favourite fish receipe.
my mom used to cook it in a traditional method derived from  my grandma....it always taste delicious and superb.
One day i tried the receipe along with my younger sister koki.We tried our best to get the flavour that matches my mom's...Surprise..it came out very well...we enjoyed the day..
Ingredients
Sankara meen/red snapper fish-1/2 kg
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Onion-2
Tomato-2
Green chillies-3
Curry leaves- 5 or 6 leaves
Tamarind Extract-1 cup(soak 1 lemon sized ball of tamarind in slight hot water and squeeze the juice)
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Chilli powder-2 tsp
Oil-required amount
Salt-required amount











Method

1.Heat oil in the pan.Add mustard seeds,chopped onions to the pan.Saute the onions until it changes golden-brown colour.

2.Now add chopped tomatoes,silted green chillies,curry leaves.Saute it for few seconds.

3.Now add tamarind extract,chilli powder,turmeric powder,salt and required amount of water to the pan.

4.Let the gravy gets boil to little thick state i.e not too loose or thick gravy.

5.Finally add fish to the gravy,let it boil until the fish is cooked perfectly and the  gravy consistency becomes thick.

6.Serve hot with rice.






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