Fish Vindaloo


This Fish Vindaloo is for all who love fish & their curries hot & spicy. You will definitely find this gravy delicious & vibrant. You may adjust chillies or retain the seeds according to your tolerance of spice. In Goa, toddy vinegar or a dash of feni is added to give the vindaloo a Goan touch. It is usually enjoyed with sannas, boiled rice or bread. We like it less spicy & a little extra sour with a dash of sweetness.. Enjoy this yummy fish vindaloo like the way we do! J
Ingredients :
  • 10 Fish (Fillets or slices) (King Fish or any firm & chunky fish)
  • 250 gms. Onions ( peeled & chopped roughly)
  • 2 fresh Tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp. Cumin Seeds
  • ½ tsp Turmeric pwd.
  • 1 tsp. Mustard Seeds
  • 6 dry Kashmiri Chillies (deseeded)
  • ¼  tsp. Clove pwd.
  • ¼  tsp. Cinnamon pwd.
  • ¼  tsp. Pepper pwd.
  • 2 tbsps. fresh Garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp. fresh Ginger paste
  • 2 Sprigs Curry Leaves
  • 100 ml. Sugarcane Vinegar/Vinegar of your choice
  • ½ tsp. Sugar (optional)
  • 4 tbsps. Vegetable Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required

Method :
Wash the fillets or slices well.
Apply a little salt & keep aside for further use.
Grind the onions, tomatoes, cumin seeds, turmeric pwd., mustard seeds, garlic & ginger pastes, Kashmiri chillies, clove, cinnamon & pepper powders, into a fine paste, using a little vinegar.
Heat vegetable oil in a heavy bottomed pan & fry curry leaves until brown.
Add the masala paste & fry till the rawness disappears.
Add sufficient water so as to get a gravy of desired consistency & allow to come to a boil.
Reduce heat & gently lower the fish pieces in the gravy.
Let it cook on medium heat for about 5 mins without stirring.
Adjust sugar, salt & vinegar to taste.
Stir gently with a wooden spoon, making sure that the fish does not break.
Cook the fish vindaloo on simmer for another 2 mins. Do not over cook the fish or it may break.

Serve hot with bread, steamed rice or sannas. 

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