Fish in Ginger-Tamarind Sauce


"Its a very simple and easy fish curry from Kerala, a southern state of India. You can get the tamarind paste from any Indian grocery store."


45 m servings 125 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 125 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 4.8 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.1g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 11.5 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 325 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook mustard seeds in hot oil until they begin to crackle. Stir in ginger and onion; cook for 5 minutes. Pour in water, and stir in tamarind paste. Bring to a boil, then season with coriander, chile powder, and salt. Reduce heat to medium-low, and cook on for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Cook fish in sauce until fish is cooked through. Serve garnished with fresh curry leaves.
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  1. 7 Ratings


Ditto what the first reviewer said. Watery. Somewhat bland. Not recommended

Very ordinary. Thin and watery. I hesitated to add the chili powder that is called for, and I was right. Chili powder is not the way to go. Perhaps cayenne was meant? I vacillated between two an...

This recipe was not to my liking. I cook Indian cuisine several times a month and take studying the cooking techniques from India's different regions seriously. This recipe had such a lack of ...

This was easy to make and since I don't really like fish, it made it less fishy. My DH and 5 year old really liked it too. Nice flavors. Served it with acorn squash.

i used fresh green chillies and 1cup of water instead of 2 oh, and fresh tamarind. i also marinated the fish in olive oil, appel vinager and lime juice for a few minutes, then i cooked it very q...

These came out delicious. I added peas since I saw other people suggested it; I also added some garlic. I had a tough time with the puff pastry so this took me a lot longer than the directions...