Indian Salmon Fish Curry: The Goan Way
Salmon fish curry made the Goan way is slightly sweet and spicy that is best eaten with white plain rice. This is what I call “Comfort Food”
1 Frying Pan
1 Mixer Grinder
1 Cooking Pot
washed and cut into medium size pieces
cut into fine cubes
slit in between
Lime Juice/ Lemon Juice
Tamarind juice can be used in place of lime juice
Salt as required
for shallow fry
Fresh Cilantro/ Fresh Coriander Leaves
Dried Red Chillies
Red Chilli Powder
dissolved in 1 cup water
Shallow Fry Salmon
In a bowl, Mix the salmon pieces with turmeric powder and sprinkle a little salt. Make sure it coats well
¼ tsp Turmeric Powder,
Salt as required,
245 grams Salmon Fillet
In a frying pan on medium heat add the oil and shallow fry the salmon pieces until it turns light golden in colour. Remove from heat onto a plate and set aside.
1 tbsp Oil
Extracting the juice for the curry
Grind the above mentioned ingredients in “Curry Masala”
Via a sieve in a bowl press down the ground pulp to extract the juice
Then again add 2 cups water to the pulp and further grind it
Once again press it down on a sieve to extract the juice. You will be doing this step twice to extract a good amount juice needed for the curry.
Preparing the Curry
In a cooking pot on medium-high heat add the oil. Once hot add the curry leaves and let it splutter
3 tbsp Oil,
1 spring Curry Leaves
Then add the finely chopped onions and fry until it turns golden brown in colour
2 Small Onions
Add the slit green Chilli at this point in time and give it a gentle stir
1 Green chili
Now, add the juice and salt, cook until the oil starts to separate and can be seen at the top
Turn the flame to medium-low heat and add the salmon pieces and cook until the pieces are nice and flaky
Add lemon juice and cook for 2 more mins and then switch off the flame. Garnish with fresh cilantro.
1 tbsp Fresh Cilantro/ Fresh Coriander Leaves
This delicious fish curry goes well with boiled white rice.
If you need help with any Herb or Spice listed in this recipe then refer to the guide:
List of Herbs and Spices
You can increase the quantity of shredded coconut in the ingredients if you do not have coconut milk powder.
Incase you do not have coriander seeds and cumin seeds then you can substitute them for ground coriander powder and cumin powder.