Fish and Vegetable Mappas

Fish and vegetable mappas

Ingredients (Serves 3 – 4)

1. Fish -  400 gm (Use any firm fish you like. I used wild salmon from Costco)

    Tomato – 1 small, sliced

2. Onion – 3/4 cup, cut into small cubes

   Ginger – 2 tsp, thinly sliced

    Garlic – 2 cloves, thinly sliced

    Green chilies – 4 – 5, slit

    Curry leaves – 1 sprig

3. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

    Chilly powder – 1/4 tsp

    Coriander powder – 1 tsp

4. Potato – 1 medium, cut into medium cubes

5. Carrot – 1 medium, cut into medium thick rounds or cubes

6. Thin coconut milk – 1 – 1.5 cup

7. Thick coconut milk – 1/4 cup

    Coarsely ground pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

8. Salt – To taste

9. Oil – 1.5 tbsp

10. Whole spices – cloves – 5, cardamom – 1, cinnamon stick – 1/2 inch, whole pepper corns – 1/4 tsp

11. Fenugreek seeds – 1 pinch

Method

Heat 1.5 tbsp oil in a pan at medium heat and add whole spices and fenugreek seeds. Stir for a few seconds and add onion, ginger, garlic and green chilies. Stir until onion turns transparent and add turmeric powder, chilly powder and coriander powder. Saute until their raw smell is gone.  Add cubed potatoes and carrots. Mix well. Next add the thin coconut milk,  few curry leaves and enough salt. Bring to a boil. Now add the fish pieces. Swirl the pan gently to mix the fish pieces with the gravy. Next add sliced tomatoes. Mix well. Cover and cook for about 20 minutes or until the fish pieces are done. Add the thick coconut milk, 1/4 tsp pepper powder and a few curry leaves. Mix well and switch off. Check for salt. Finally add 1 tsp coconut oil for an extra taste. Mix well and serve hot with rice, bread or appam.

Fish and vegetable mappas

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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