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Fish In Tangy Coconut Sauce

Fish in tangy Coconut Sauce



Sardines - 12, cleaned and cut into 3 pcs (Any small fish can be used, even shrimps)

Red Onion- 1/2 medium (original recipe calls for shallots)

Green Chillies- 4-5

Ginger-1" piece

Coconut- 1 cup, shredded

Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp

Salt- to taste

Oil-1/4 cup (I prefer coconut oil)

Mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp

Cocum- 2 pcs soaked in 1/2 cup of water



You may need 1 cup or more of water for the gravy.




·         Grind together red onion, green chillies and coconut to a rough paste.

·         In a medium sized bowl, mix together the ground paste, fish ,turmeric powder and salt.

·         Heat oil, add in the mustard seeds. Let it splutter.

·         Add in the fish-ground paste mixture to it along with the cocum and it's water.

·         Add in 1 cup of water, let it come to a boil and then cover and cook on meduim heat till the fish is cooked.

·         If you feel it is a bit too tangy for your taste, take out the cocum pieces.

·         The gravy consistency is upto you. 


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