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Fish Or Vegetable Caldin- Goan Food

Fish or vegetable Caldin- Goan Food
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Fish Or Vegetable Caldin- Goan Food Recipe, How To Make Fish Or Vegetable Caldin- Goan Food Recipe

Fish or vegetables in a coconut milk curry

About Recipe

How to make Fish or vegetable Caldin- Goan Food

(3 ratings)
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Prep time
15 mins
Cook time
30 mins
Total time
45 mins
Fish or vegetable Caldin- Goan Food
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Fish
Servings : 0 persons
Published date : November 02, 2016

Ingredients used in Fish or vegetable Caldin- Goan Food
• Ginger smashed (optional) - 1/2 pc piece.
• Hing/asofeotida - 1 pinch pinch.
• Curry leaves - 6-7 numbers.
• Broken dry red chillies - 4-5 numbers.
• Black pepper corns - 1/2 tspn teaspoons.
• Cummin seeds - 1 tspn teaspoons.
• Garlic whole smashed - 3-4 flakes clove.
• Garlic chopped - 1 tspn teaspoons.
• Large yellow onion - 1 numbers.
• Coconut milk (preferably not light) - One 8 oz can fl. oz..
• Pomfret or pompano fish or butter fish - 7 pcs numbers.
• Green chillies slit (optional) - 2 numbers.
• Veg oil - 1.5 tbspn tablespoons.
• Apple cider vinegar - 2tspns teaspoons.
• Sugar - 1/4 tspn teaspoons.
• Tumeric powder (haldi) - 1/2 tspn teaspoons.
• Salt - to taste.
Heat 1/2 tbspn coconut oil or veg oil in a skillet or wide saucepan. Add the onions and 1/2 tspn of cummin seeds and fry until the onions turns pink. Add choppd garlic and fry for a min.Add coconut milk and tumeric powder and bring to a boil. Add vineger and salt to taste while you keep stirring to prevent the vinegar from curdling the curry. Then place fish pcs in very gently and a lttle water if necessary and give the pan a gently shake . drop in the slit green chillies. Then take a tadka spoon or a smaller vessel. Add 1 tbspn oil. When the oil is hot add rest of the(1/2 tspn) cummin seeds. Smashed garlic, pepper corns, torn curry leaves, broken dry red chillies and smashed ginger.fry unti the garlic turns brown on either side making sure the cummin does not burn. Add a pinch of hing. By this time , the fish will be ready. Add this tadka hot to the fish curry , add sugar and again give it a gently stir making sure the fish does not break. Serve hot with rice and hot mango or sweet mango pickle. You can substitute fish for ochra, dudhi, shrimp/okhra or shrimp/dudhi or turnips plain or with shrimp

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vahuser Posted on Thu Nov 04 2010

In reply to Loren's message Mar 24 2010. The red chillies are dried whole red chillies. It does not stain the curry just gives it a great flavor balance. Tumeric lends the yellow color.

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vahuser Posted on Tue Mar 23 2010

Goan caldin is a yellow curry... It is a sin to add red chillies as the receipe states in "caldin"!!!

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