Fish Kuruma

Fish prepared in ground coconut mixture

Fish Kuruma

Fish prepared in ground coconut mixture

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By Mia Varghese

Published On: 02 Mar 2010

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Fish Kuruma Fish Kuruma By Mia Varghese Fish Kuruma Published: Fish prepared in ground coconut mixture 4 stars based on 0 reviews Total time: Yield: 5 servings Serving size: 1 medium slice Calories per serving: 250 cal Fat per serving: 12 g Ingredients:
Fish : 1/2 kg(cleaned and cut into even sized pieces)
Onion(sliced thinly) : 1/2 cup
Green chillies : 4 nos(slit lengthwise)
Curry leaves : Few
Tomatoes : 2 nos(sliced into big pieces)
Oil : 2 tbsp
For grinding::
Coconut(grated) : 1/2 cup
Cashew nuts(broken) : 2 tbsp(soaked in water)
Ginger : 1 inch piece
Garlic : 1 pod
Turmeric powder : 1/4 tsp
Red chilly powder : 1 tsp
Coriander powder : 1 1/2 tbsp
Poppy seeds(Kashakasha) : 1 tbsp
Curd : 1/2 cup(beaten)
Lemon juice : 1 tsp(optional)
Coriander leaves(chopped) : 1 tbsp
Directions:
1. Clean the fish pieces and after squeezing out water, keep aside. 2. First grind grated coconut with soaked cashew nuts to a fine paste and keep aside. 3. Then, grind together the remaining items: ginger garlic, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder and poppy seeds. Keep this aside. 4. Heat oil in a pan and saute sliced onions, green chillies and curry leaves. 5. When a frying smell comes, add the ground mixture and some water. Saute in medium heat until oil accumulates on the top. 6. Pour one cup water, beaten curd, sliced tomatoes, required salt and bring to boil.. 7. Place the fish pieces in the boiling gravy and simmer in low heat. Keep the pan closed with a lid. 8. When the fish pieces are cooked and the gravy has thickened, pour the coconut mixture with some water. 9. When the gravy begins to boil, remove from fire.
:- If you like you can add 1 tsp of lemon juice and stir well.(optional) 10. Fish kuruma is ready and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
:-Serve with bread, naan and chappatis.

Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Clean the fish pieces and after squeezing out water, keep aside.

Step 2

First grind grated coconut with soaked cashew nuts to a fine paste and keep aside.

Step 3

Then, grind together the remaining items: ginger garlic, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder and poppy seeds. Keep this aside.

Step 4

Heat oil in a pan and saute sliced onions, green chillies and curry leaves.

Step 5

When a frying smell comes, add the ground mixture and some water. Saute in medium heat until oil accumulates on the top.

Step 6

Pour one cup water, beaten curd, sliced tomatoes, required salt and bring to boil..

Step 7

Place the fish pieces in the boiling gravy and simmer in low heat. Keep the pan closed with a lid.

Step 8

When the fish pieces are cooked and the gravy has thickened, pour the coconut mixture with some water.

Step 9

When the gravy begins to boil, remove from fire.
:- If you like you can add 1 tsp of lemon juice and stir well.(optional)

Step 10

Fish kuruma is ready and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
:-Serve with bread, naan and chappatis.

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