Sour Fish Curry

This fish curry is very delicious. Fish is marinated first and then cooked in aromatic spices' curry to give it a kick.

1/2 kg fish fillets
1 tablespoon tamarind pulp
1 medium onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped
1 tablespoon ground coriander
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1-1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground fenugreek
3 tablespoons cooking oil
1 tablespoon vinegar
1/2 cup hot water
1 1/2 teaspoons salt

Wash the fish and pat dry with paper towel. Then cut the fish fillets into serving pieces. Fill a bowl with hot water and soak the tamarind for 10 minutes. Remove the pulp off the seeds of the tamarind by rubbing in the water. Strain and discard seeds and fibers. Put onion, garlic and ginger in container of electric blender with a tablespoon of the tamarind liquid and blend to a smooth puree. Mix in the ground spices. Heat oil in a saucepan and fry the blended mixture stirring until it thickens and darkens. Add the rest of the tamarind liquid, vinegar, salt and enough hot water to just immerse fish. When this comes to the boil, put in the fish and simmer very gently until cooked.

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