Thekera Masor Tenga (Sour Fish Curry)

Ingredients

  • Fresh small fish – 500 gm
  • Thekera – 6 pieces
  • Warm water – 100 ml
  • Boiled and mashed potatoes – 1/2 cup
  • Fenugreek seeds – a pinch
  • Hot water – 600 ml
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard oil – 3 tbsp
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

Method

  1. Clean and wash the fish
  2. Rub it with salt and turmeric powder and keep it aside for 15 minutes
  3. Soak the thekera in 100 ml warm water for 30 minutes
  4. Mash the softened thekera
  5. Heat oil and fry the fish till half done
  6. In the same oil, add fenugreek seeds
  7. When the seeds turn red, add the thekera along with the water
  8. Also add the hot water
  9. Add the mashed potatoes
  10. Sprinkle turmeric powder and salt and cook for 5 minutes
  11. Add the fish and cover with a lid
  12. Simmer for 5 mins
  13. Sprinkle coriander leaves before serving

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