Fish-500gms,cleaned and cut into cubes
Garlic-4 to5 cloves,finely chopped
Salt as per taste
Tamarind water-25mls(1pod of Kudampuli soaked water)
Mix 1/2tsp of chilli powder,pepper powder and turmeric powder each and some salt.Coat the fish pieces.Fry it in hot oil.Keep the fsh pieces aside.Into the same oil splutter the mustard seeds.Add in the onion,ginger,garlic,green chillies and curry leaves.Saute it well until the onions are light brown.Add in the remaining spices and salt.Roast it and then add the tomatoes.Cook it until tomatoes soften.Pour in the tamarind water.Allow to cook it on a medium flame.Allow the gravy to thicken.Pour in the coconut milk.Stir it in well.When the gravy thickens add the fish pieces and allow the fish to soak up the gravy.Cook for a minute.Switch off the flame and leave it for 15 mins.
Serve with rotis,appams,rice or bread.
I have used salmon. You may use any fish of your choice
You may use tamarind extract if so use 1tsp only.
When yoy fry the fish do not cook until it hardens.Keep it soft.