Fish and Potato Curry

From issue #7.
Photography by Simon Devitt.
Fish and Potato Curry

Serves: 6


500 grams waxy potatoes
4 tablespoons canola oil
1 onion, very thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 whole green chillies, seeded and finely sliced
1⁄2 teaspoon each cumin seeds, black mustard seeds
1⁄2 teaspoon each ground turmeric, cumin and coriander
1 teaspoon salt 350 mls coconut cream 350 mls water 3 stalks fresh curry leaves
800 grams firm white fish fillets
1⁄4 cup chopped coriander extra coconut cream for serving


Peel and cut the potato into medium pieces.
Heat the oil in a wide sauté pan, add the onion, garlic, chillis, cumin, black mustard seeds and the ground turmeric, cumin and coriander.

Cook gently until the onion is soft. Add the potatoes and salt and stir to combine. Add the coconut cream, water and curry leaves and bring to the boil. Simmer for 15 minutes or until the potato is tender. Add the fish and simmer until just cooked.
Stir through the coriander and season to taste. Transfer to a serving bowl and pour over a little extra coconut cream. Serves 6