Recipes - Sour/Hot (Ambott Tik) Fish Curry


½ kg shark or cat fish (cleaned, washed and cut into slices)

8 kashmiri chillies

¼ tsp cummin seeds

1 tsp. turmeric powder

½ inch piece ginger

3 peppercorns

5 cloves garlic

2 cups water

Small ball of tamarind

2 tbsp. olive oil

1 onion sliced

Salt to taste



Apply salt for the fish and keep aside. Grind chillies, cummin, pepper, tamarind, garlic, ginger, turmeric powder in 1 cup of water. Fry the onion in olive oil till brown.  Add the ground masala and add the remaining cup of water and boil well. Add the fish.  Cook till fish is ready.  Add salt to taste and if necessary add little vinegar.

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  • Aquin, Ireland

    Fri, May 01 2015

    Thanks For the recipe.Love it, tastes really good but used Veg Oil instead of Olive.
    The only catch is Olive Oil, olive oil releases a bad odour if heated over a long period(such as frying onions).

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