Wednesday, April 11, 2012

FISH HEAD CURRY




Well it's a special day today and it's a public holiday...so what about "makan besar" today? What about Nasi Kandar at home...some fish head curry, spicy squid and Chinese style butter prawn. Looks tempting ha....... so let's roll your sleeve and follow me to the kitchen.



Fish Head Curry




Ingredients:


1 red snapper fish head clean and pad dry
1  cup tamarind water water
3-4 tablespoons oil
2 cups water
4-6 okras, cut into halves diagonally
2 fresh tomatoes quartered
4 gren chilies slice diagonally
1 onion thinly slice
½ cup coconut milk
Salt to taste

Spice Paste:
3 packet Baba’s curry powder mix with ½ cup of water
5 clove garlic thinly slice
9 shallots thinly slice
1 tbsp mix fenugereek
3 strig curry leaves

Directions:


Heat up oil sauté the slice garlic, shallots and curry leaves till fragrant, Add in the curry paste and continue sautee till oil surface. Add water and allow to simmer and a bit thick.
Add in the fish head and cook until it change colour
Mix the tamarind pulp and water using your fingers, extract the juice out of the tamarind pulp, discard the tamarind pulp and the seeds and save the tamarind juice.
Add the tamarind juice into the pot, follow by the water. Bring it to boil before adding okra. After the okra is half-cooked, add the tomatoes. Cover the pot and let cook for a few minutes until the fish is cooked. Add salt and sugar (if using) to taste.

10 comments:

ijayuji said...

Salam kak! akak tak jalan2 ke kak cuti2 ni? kita kat sini tak cuti tp tak sure pulak org2 embassy cuti ke idak :D sejak2 ni suke pulak dgn kari ikan berbanding ayam n daging, suke tu suke jugak tp kalau ada ikan kita pilih kari ikan :D oh! ada brocoli kat belakang tuuu, fav kita! suke makan brocoli celur gitu kalau nak buat cemil2 ehehe...

Puan Ros @ Sinaranmenu.blogspot said...

Kak Paty..knock..knock...knock...dah sampai ni dgn perut yang kosong.Air liur pun dah meleleh ni...sedap sunggah la nampaknya!!!

Liza said...

akakkk...liza dtg bawak nasi panas2 ni, jom la kita picnic bawah pokok togeh....kuikuikui

Cheq Sue said...

sedapnya kalau dapat makan kari tu kak paty...memang kegemaran sungguh kalau dapat kepala seketul tu... tak sedar dah bersepah tulang dalam pinggan

hana said...

alahaiiii sedapnyer kakkk... paler ikan tuh suker duk korek bijik mata dier! hihihihi

Amie said...

Assalamualaikum Kak Paty,
semuanya sedap... kepalanya sedap, bendinya pun nampak sedap! Kalau kepala ikan masak begini sedap betu isap2 tulangnya, matanya....adeeeehhhhh

Mamasya said...

Salam k.Paty.sedapnya kari kepala ikan pekat gini...sy suka ratah kepala ikan.sejak dok Cairo mmg tak merasa kepala ikan...tak da jual..

Nieza said...

kak, saya datang nak tumpang mkn ni..betulx2 kasi saya terliur tau menu akak ni..sedapnya!!:)

Uncle Lee said...

Hello Paty, wow! Sekali lagi. WOW!
I sure love this....my favourite all time dish.
Old days never one week passed I tada makan.

I have makan fish head curry, lemak....from Padang Besar up North, to KL, Penang...JB, Singapore, Kuantan, Trengganu, Kota Baru, Sibu, Kuching, KK, Bintulu. And Toronto.

I suka your this fish head curry....love the colour. I can imagine the wangi.....dua puluh kaki jauh dapat the wangi....boleh lupa nama mak.
I think masuk mulut satu spoon ikan tu, habis cherita, ha ha ha.
Ada masak chukup nasi? Ini tentu tiga pinggan lichin, ha ha ha.

Saya copy tu dua gambar, okay? Oh ya, I love your roti jala...da 26 years ta'makan.....
I copy the gambar too.
Outang you teh tarek lambong tinggi, ya.
You have fun, simpan satu lagu dalam hati.
Lee.

Naz / Nadz COSK said...

Assallamualaikum kak Paty..
Kak, elok pekat molek kari kepala ikan akak ni.. Lama dah tak makan kari kepala ikan..Kuahnya tu makan dgn roti sandwich pun best ni.

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