Kottayam Fish Curry

500 g salmon or any other fish
1/2 tsp musturd
1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
2 cloves of garlic
a small piece of ginger
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp coriander powder
3 Shallots (chopped)
Tamarind (lemon size)-In kottayam they use Kudam puli.
Curry leaves
Salt to taste
In a bowl of water soak tamarind & keep aside.
Marinate fish with chili -tumeric & salt & keep aside.
Heat oil & splutter musturd seeds & fenugreek seeds.
Then fry chopped onions & curry leaves.
Add garlic-ginger paste & fry again.
Add tamarind water. (discard the pulp).
Close with a lid & cook for 5 min.
Add fish pieces. Simmer & cook for another 5mn.
Garnish with curry leaves & s
erve with rice.