TAMSHEM, TIKSHEM (Red Hot Fish Curry)

TAMSHEM, TIKSHEM (Red Hot Fish Curry)

Introduction :

From: GOAN COOKBOOK by Joyce Fernandes


Ingredients :

4 large mackerels or sardines
15 dry red chillies (deseeded)
5 peppercorns
a pinch of cummin seeds
5 flakes garlic (sliced)
1 cup tamarind juice
5 kokum pieces
1 tsp teflam seeds (pounded)


Clean fish, slice and apply a little salt. Grind th next 3 ingredients to a fine paste. Combine all the remaining ingredients with the spice paste and bring to a boil. Add fish, salt to taste and cook for 5 minutes. Serve with rice.