Ingredients for Caldine :
Recipe: 1 medium sized pomfret or big prawns or mullet or king fish Half a coconut (scraped) 1/4 (qtr) tsp. cumin seeds 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder 5-6 pepper corns 1 tbsp. coriander seeds 2 garlic flakes A big pinch of raw rice Ball of tamarind (marble size) 2 slit green chillies 1 med. sized onion Salt to taste.
Method – Clean, cut and salt the fish and keep aside . Grind the coconut with a little warm water and extract about a cup of thick milk. Strain it and keep separate. To the coconut, add the other ingredients i.e. cumin seeds, coriander seeds, pepper corns, garlic, raw rice, tamarind and grind with a little more water and extract the thin juice, strain and keep separate. Slice and fry the onion, in a little oil and add the fish. To it add the thin juice and the slit green chillies. Bring it to a boil and then add the thick juice with a little salt. Cook till the fish is done. And that’s Caldine fish curry for you.