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Fish Head Tamarind Curry

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Fish Heads – 4, large, cut in half (or 16 small), cleaned and prepared
Oil – 1 tblsp
Mixed Vegetables – 500 gms, cleaned and chopped
Tamarind Pulp – 1 tblsp
Tomato – 1
Garam Masala Powder – 1/4 tsp
Sugar – 1/2 tsp
Salt as per taste

For the Marinade:
Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
Lime Juice – 1 tblsp
Salt – 1/2 tsp

For Masala:
Coriander Leaves – 1 bunch, chopped
Green Chillies – 2, chopped
Ginger – 1 inch piece, peeled and roughly diced
Garlic – 6 cloves, peeled and diced

1. Mix all the marinade ingredients.
2. Rub into the fish heads and marinate for 15 to 20 minutes.
3. Put the tomato in boiling water for 3 minutes.
4. Remove and put in cold water.
5. Peel the skin and chop. Keep aside.
6. Mix all the masala ingredients.
7. Add some water and grind together to a chutney consistency.
8. Keep aside in a bowl.
9. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
10. Add the ground masala and fry lightly.
11. Add the vegetables and 1 cup of water.
11. Bring to boil, then lower heat.
12. Cover pan with lid and simmer.
13. When the vegetables are nearly cooked, add tamarind, tomatoes and marinated fish along with all the marinade.
14. Add 1 cup of water, sugar and salt.
15. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until fish is done.
16. Add garam masala powder.
17. Remove pan from heat and keep covered for 2 minutes.
18. Serve with cooked rice.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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