Goa Fish Curry (Microwave recipe.)

    Goan cuisine is a blend of different influences - East and the West. The staple food in Goa is fish and rice, primarily
    because it is located by the sea. This dish is a fairly hot dish, quite popular everywhere.

    Serves 4:
    Preparation time: 20 minutes

    Ingredients:
  • Haddock or Salmon – ½ Kg (Traditionally Pomfret is used in Goa for this dish.)
  • Groundnut oil – 2 tablespoon
  • Onions, sliced – 1 medium
  • Tomato, chopped – 1 medium
  • Coconut Milk – 4 tablespoon
  • Green Chillies, slit – 4
  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or to taste.
  • Coriander, freshly chopped – 1 small bunch.


    For the Paste:
  • Red Chillies whole – 4
  • Coriander powder – 2 teaspoon
  • Cumin powder – 2 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic paste – 2 teaspoon
  • Tamarind pulp – 2 tablespoon


    Method:
  • Make a paste with the tamarind pulp and the rest of the ingredients.

  • In a casserole, add the onions, tomatoes and the paste. Cook in a Microwave on High setting (750) for 4 minutes.

  • Add the fish, green chillies, oil and two tablespoon coconut milk. Cook on medium setting (600) for 2 minutes. Turn
    the fish over gently and cook for 2 minutes.

  • Add salt, two tablespoon of coconut milk again and continue to cook on highest setting for 6 minutes.

  • Garnish with freshly chopped coriander and serve hot with plain boiled rice.