Avoli curry, Pomfret curry

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3.5, 6 reviews

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3.5, 6 reviews

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Posted on 25, Jun 2015
Serving 6-8 people
Ready in 40-50 minutes
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Post Rating 3.50 out of 5 , from 6 reviews
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Ingredients
  • Avoli/Pomfret - 1 Kg, cut into medium pieces
  • Finely chopped Ginger - 1 ½ Tablespoon
  • Finely chopped Garlic - 2 Tablespoon
  • Finely sliced shallots - 50 Gms
  • Green chillies - 3-5 Nos, sliced
  • Tomato - 1 Nos, sliced
  • Drumsticks/Muringakka - 1 or 2 Nos, medium sized; cut into 2 inch pieces and split it into halves
  • Chilli powder - 2 ½ Tablespoon
  • Coriander powder - 1 Tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder - ½ Teaspoon
  • Fenugreek powder - ¼ Teaspoon
  • Gambooge/Kudampuli - 3-4 Nos
  • Curry leaves - 2 sprig
  • Lemon juice - 1 Tablespoon
  • Coconut oil - 2 Tablespoon
  • Mustard seeds - 1 Teaspoon
  • Water as required
  • Salt to taste
Directions
  1. Clean and wash fish pieces, drain completely; Set aside.
  2. Soak gambooge in ½ cup water for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Heat coconut oil in an earthen pot/deep pan, splutter mustard seeds.
  4. Add chopped ginger, garlic, sliced green chillies and sauté till the raw smell disappears.
  5. Now add the sliced shallots, drumstick pieces and sauté till the onions are translucent.
  6. Add chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and fry on low heat till the oil starts separating.
  7. Then add 1 cup of water and soaked gambooge along with water; Mix well and boil.
  8. When it starts boiling, add fenugreek powder. Add the fish pieces and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat.If required, add more water at this stage.
  9. Then add the sliced tomatoes, lemon juice, curry leaves, salt and mix well.
  10. Cover with a lid and cook on medium heat for 15-20 minutes or till fish pieces are cooked well and the gravy starts thickening.
  11. Mix the curry by rotating the pan occasionally; Don't use spoon to mix the curry.
  12. Switch off the flame, keep the curry covered for 5 minutes; Serve warm.
3.5, 6 reviews

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