Fish - 1/2 kg
Shallots - 10
Ginger - 1 inch [finely chopped]
Garlic - 8 pods [finely chopped]
Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
Chilly Powder - 2 tbsp
Cumin Powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Tamarind - a lemon size (soak it in water and extract the pulp)
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves - few
Red Chilly - 3
Salt - to taste
Wash and clean the fish and drain the excess water.
Grind onion, ginger and garlic to a fine paste.
Heat oil in a pan and saute it with mustard seeds, red chilly and curry leaves. Now add grinded paste to it and fry until the raw smell leaves off. Add coriander powder, chilly powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder and fry till the raw smell leaves off. Add tamarind pulp to it and bring it to boil and let the gravy to thicken a little. At last add fish pieces to it and wait until it is cooked well. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it!
Side Dish: Goes well with hot rice