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Serves 4    Hot  Fish  Main Course  Gluten Wheat Dairy Free  Eggless  Goa  Asia  Asian

1 tbsp Vegetable Oil

1 Onion, finely sliced

450g/1lb  Firm Fish (e.g. Swordfish, Shark, Tuna, Monkfish, Catfish), cut into large chunks

1 tbsp Vegetable Oil

240ml/8fl.oz. Water

2 tbsp Lime Juice

For the spice Paste

10 dried Red Chilies
1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds
4 Black Peppercorns, lightly crushed
1/2 teasp Ground Turmeric

1/2 Onion, Chopped
4 Garlic Cloves
1cm/1/2 inch piece of fresh Root Ginger


1. Heat the oil in a saucepan, add the sliced onion and fry, stirring from time to time, until brown.


2. Meanwhile, place the spice paste ingredients (or contents of Spice Pack plus remaining spice paste ingredients)  in a food processor and process to a paste, adding a little water if necessary.


3. Add the paste to the browned onion  and fry for 1-2 minutes stirring. 


4. Add the water and lime juice to the pan, bring to the  boil then add the fish and mix well.


5. Reduce the heat, partially cover and cook  for about 10 minutes or until the fish is tender. Serve immediately with rice.



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