Goan Fish Curry

Notes: Feeds 4. Serve with boiled rice.

Ingredients

  • 2 onions, finely chopped/grated
  • 2 long green chillis, sliced
  • 2–4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 inches ginger, grated
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 3 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 150ml tin coconut milk
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 5 tablespoons water
  • 600g white fish, cut into chunks
  • juice of half a lime
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander

Method

  1. Fry onions over medium heat in large saucepan until soft (about 7 minutes).
  2. Add chillis, ginger, garlic, spices, cardamom seeds and bay leaves. Cook for 1 minute.
  3. Pour in coconut milk, chopped tomatoes and water, and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add fish. Simmer for 10 minutes until the sauce has reduced and thickened.
  5. Season to taste and add lime juice.
  6. Serve with boiled rice, sprinkling chopped coriander on top.

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