Red Fish Curry (Miris Malu)

"Bursting with full of spicy flavours, this is a traditional Sri Lankan fish curry. It’s a gastro treat with a hot punch underlining an irresistible addictive taste. Try this with steamed rice or warm garlic bread, if any complaints please feel free to contact me."

Ingredients:
500 Grams Fish (cut in to slices)

1/2 Tablespoon Mustard seeds

8 Clove Garlic (chopped)

1 Medium Red onion (chopped)

2 Small Ginger slices (chopped)

6 Small Curry leaves

2 Small Cardamom pods

6 Small Pandan leaves (cut in to stripes)

1/2 Teaspoon Ground pepper

2 Tablespoon Chili powder (or more)

1 Teaspoon Turmeric powder

1 Stick Cinamon

1/2 Teaspoon Cumin seeds

1/4 Cup Tamarind juice

1 Cup Water (or more)

1 Teaspoon Salt (or more)

3 Tablespoon Oil

Directions:
Step 1
In a large bowl season fish with salt, 1 table spoon of chilli powder, turmeric powder, ground pepper. Set it a side for about 15 minutes.
Step 2
Heat oil in a large sauce pan, when oil is hot add mustard seeds, cinnamon stick, cumin seeds, curry leaves, cardamom pods and pandan leaves in to the sauce pan, fry it for about 1 minute. Then add remaining chilli powder, onion, garlic and ginger in to the sauce pan and saute it about 3 minutes.
Step 3
Now add fish in to the sauce pan, mix well all together. (do not over mix otherwise fish might break in to pieces) Cook for about 5 minutes.
Step 4
Add water in to the sauce pan, cover and cook about for 5 minutes on medium high then add tamarind juice with a gentle stir. Cook further for about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and serve hot.

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