Kari Ikan Masak Santan (Fish in Coconut Milk Curry Gravy) PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 14 August 2010 17:14

courtesy : Pn. Raja Norzaini Raja Abdul Aziz




Kari ikan masak santan is a delicious fish curry in coconut milk gravy. A mellow curry with a hint of coconut cream and a complement of spices. Serve with; white rice, nasi lemak, nasi minyak, roti chanai, chappati or thosai.



600gm fish(tuna,trout);cut into 15mm steaks
4 tablespoon oil
1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seed
1/2 teaspoon mustard seed
1 stalk curry leaves;stripped (20 leaves)
4 small red onion;sliced
3 cloves garlic;sliced half lengthwise
2 tablespoon Eagle brand seafood curry powder )
1/2 teaspoon tumeric powder                                    ) make into soft paste
1 teaspoon chilli powder                                            )
4 or 5 tamarind pulps;mix with a little water;strain
600ml coconut milk;no additives
200ml coconut cream 
300gm lady finger(optional);if used slice lengthwise
3 large tomatoes;cut into 4's
salt and sugar to taste


Method of preparation:

Heat oil in a wok. Add fenugreek seed, mustard seed, curry leaves, onion and garlic. Saute till onion is golden brown. In a bowl mix seafood curry powder, tumeric powder and chilli powder with a little water. Make into a soft paste. Scoop the paste into the wok. Mix well with the fried ingredients. Stir for 2 or 3 minutes. Next pour half (300ml) coconut milk. Stir occasionally till a layer of oil floats on the surface. Add tamarind juice, the other half(300ml) of coconut milk, lady finger(optional) and fish steaks. Bring to a boil. Turn down heat. Next add coconut cream (200ml), tomato, salt and sugar. Bring the curry to a boil again. Turn down flame. Simmer. Serve with; white rice, nasi minyak, roti chanai, chappati or thosai.

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