Sunday, April 13, 2014

Trout Sadsadit




Sometimes, I get lucky and find the right Indian fish for making the seafood curries. But I must say, that over the years, I have started liking Trout, Tilapia, Smelts, Grouper, Snapper.  King Fish or Surmai is the fish for today's curry but Trout can be substituted.

Trout Sadsadit
Trout Curry
Ingredients
1 trout, cut into steaks

Grind to a fine paste
1/2 cup cilantro
4-5 green chilies or per desired heat
4-5 cloves of garlic
1" ginger
salt
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp Malvani Masala
1 tsp tamarind pulp


Tempering
1/2 tbsp. oil
1/2 cup minced onion
1/2 tsp turmeric powder

Garnish
1/3 cup freshly scraped coconut
2 tbsp. cilantro (optional)

Method
1. Clean trout steaks.
2. Grind cilantro with the remaining ingredients to a fine paste.
3. Marinate the trout steaks with paste for at least 1 hour. Refrigerate till ready to use.
4. Heat oil in a pot. Add onion and turmeric powder.
5. Sauté till onion is soft.
6. Place trout steaks along with marinade in a single layer.
7. Add 1/2 cup water.
8. Let it cook on a medium low flame.
9. When it's cooked, add coconut and cilantro - if using. Let the water evaporate completely.


Note -
1. If you don't have Malvani Masala, use a combination of chili powder and garam masala.

 

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