This is a traditional andhra tangy recipe made of onions and tamarind.This tastes more if you left this curry for one day and eat it on next day.Most of the telugu non-veg people will have fish or chicken or mutton on sundays.
Enjoy this andhra fish curry/chepala pulusu with rice.. I hope everyone knows about health benifits of fish..take fish atleat once in a week :)
Fish- 500g cut into medium size pieces
Tamarind -lemon size (squueze the pulp from it)
ginger-garlic paste-1 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/4 spoon
Coriander powder-2 tsp-optional
Red chili powder-1 tsp
Garam Masala-1 tsp
Onion-1 big- finely chopped
Tomato- 1 finely chopped-optional
Cuminseeds/jeera- 1 tsp (optional)
Oil -4 tsp
Coriander leaves-1 bunch
1.Wash all the fish pieces thoroughly with salt and turmeric powder.Marinate it with a pinch of turmeric, chilli powder,and salt and ginger-garlic paste and keep it aside for 15-30 min.
2.Heat oil in a large bottomed vessel.Add cumin and curry leaves.Once they are fried,add onions and green chillies,Saute them till onions becomes trasnsluscent add ginger-garlic paste and fry it for a couple of minutes.
3.Add fish pieces to it and fry for 7 to 8 min and then add the tamarind pulp or paste.(Add water if required).Add salt and red chilli powder, if required.But remember one thing dont mix the curry with the spoon just move the pan in such a way that all the pieces have mixed well.Cook till the fish pieces become soft and well cooked on medium flame.
4.Finally add garam masala and coriander leaves , mix well.Enjoy with rice/roti/parathas.