Thursday, May 1, 2008

Curry Snapper Fish Head

600 gram head of snapper fish (ikan kakap)
2 pcs fried tofu
2 pcs red chilli (cut medium size)
200 ml coconut milk
10 ml lime juice
1 tablespoon salt

40 gram garlics
20 gram shallots
30 gr red chilli
30 gram ginger(roasted)
50 gram curry fish powder
1 pc cinnamon
30 gram turmeric (roasted)
2 pcs lemongrass
2 pcs star anise
2 pcs galingale
2 pcs curry leaves

Cooking Method:
1. Rub the fish head with lemon juice and salt. Let it stand for 30 minutes.
2. Blend garlic, shallot, red chilli, ginger, turmeric and galingale
2. Heat the pan and sauteed the flavour
3. Add water and along with coconut milk, curry leaves, cinnamon, and star anise. Stirred till boil.
4. Add the head of fish and simmer till the fish is cooked and the gravy is little oily
5. Serve hot in the bowl with fried tofu
6. Garnish with the slice of red chilli

photo by tri indaryani

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