AMBUL THIYAL(Sour Fish Curry)
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Posted by Sriani C on May 06, 1998 at 18:19:34


1 lb firm fish like tuna cut into 1" pieces
1 tablspoon tamarind paste
1/4 cup vineger
1 med onion chopped
1 teasp grated fresh ginger
1 teas salt
6-8 curry leaves
1 piece lemon grass or 2-3 strips lemon rind
1" piece cinnamon
1/4 teas fenugreek seed
1/4 teas black pepper
1/4 teas chilli powder
1 1/2 cups water
2 tabls oil


Wash and dry fish on paper towels. Soak the tamarind in the
vineger until soft, mix well so there are no lumps.

Put all ingredients into a pan and mix well. Keep for 45 mins.
Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered until fish is
cooked and gravy is thick.(DO NOT STIR) Shake pan and turn fish
pieces carefully once or twice during cooking.

Serve with white rice.

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