Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Fish Sodhi (Fish in Coconut Milk Gravy)


A light Indian soup/gravy, sodhi is obviously enhanced with coconut milk, it's essential-core ingredient. A simple sodhi is just plain simple, still, feel free by adding veggies for a complete wholesome sodhi (Sodhi - Coconut Milk Gravy). The Prawn and Spinach Sodhi  and Egg Sodhi  are the other side of sodhi. Same side, don't get confused, just that, okay, basically I've combined, maybe one or two different ingredients for another type. Today, I'm featuring this fish sodhi. A modified and tweeted version, one which was shared by a facebook friend. She however prefer to remain anonymous, thus, I must respect her decision. To make this fish sodhi, marinated fish is fried and keep aside. Then we make the coconut milk gravy - elevated with fresh turmeric instead of turmeric powder, spring onion instead of curry leaves and some ginger for freshness, fish is then tipped and combined in.

Ingredients
For the fish
2 medium size tenggiri/Indian mackerel - cut into bite sizes
1 tsp cornflour
1 tsp riceflour
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp plain curry powder
Salt to taste
Oil for frying
**Except for oil, marinate fish the rest of the ingredients for at least one hour.

For the coconut milk gravy
1 cup thick coconut milk
1 tomato - slice
1 medium size red onion - slice
1 red chilli - slice
1/2 inch ginger - slice
1 tsp fenugreek/halba seeds
1 inch fresh turmeric/kunyit - remove the skin and crush
Lime juice - per taste
2 stalks spring onion - slice
Salt to taste
Method
Heat oil and when heated, fry fish in batches.
Remove and keep aside.
Simmer 2 cups of water with turmeric in a pot. 
When heated through, scoop out the turmeric which is not needed anymore.
Then add tomato, onion, ginger, chilli and fenugreek seeds.
Simmer, pour in coconut milk, add fried fish and salt. 
Gently stir and just after 2-3 minutes, remove from heat.
Combine in spring onion and lime juice. 
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14 comments:

  1. Looks very yummy!! fish fried 1st is a great idea, my mom does that when she cooks fish gravy

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  2. Fish Curry looks great,we love to have with rice.

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  3. such a wonderful presentation dear.. drooling ... beautifully made fish curry in coconut milk .. all time my fav :) Love

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  4. l USED TO PREPARE FISH IN COCONUT MILK BUT NEVER USED CORNFLOUR N RICE POWDER.yOURS LOOKS YUMMY

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  5. Hi dear! Hope u r doing well! Wanted to invite u to my very 1st event Back to School Lunch Ideas :) Ur participation will be mostt welcomed :)

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  6. I'm so in love with this fish curry..just loved the gravy...yummy and flavourful

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  7. Like that your other half sure have very god eye sight coz fish good for the eyes, right?

    Mmm....this dish look something like Fish head noodle . Bet it taste great

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  8. fish sodhi looks fab Nava:)love the presentation

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  9. Mouthwatering gravy! I'm sure the spices made it more flavorful!

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  10. Looks lovely Nava ! I've only tried sodhi with vegetables,this looks so yummy will try it out soon...Lovely clicks Nava !

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  11. Looks delicious fish curry!!!
    i really craving for it now....

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  12. When its fish I am there.... Looks yum

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