Mauritian fish curry (Cari Poisson)

Ingredients

Fish & Shellfish

  • 4 fish fillets, or steaks

Fruit & Vegetables

  • 1 aubergine, cut into strips or batons
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tbsp of spring onions, finely chopped

Cooking Sauces

  • 1 tsp ginger and garlic paste, heaped

Salad & Fresh Herbs

  • 1 tbsp of thyme leaves, fresh or dried
  • 2 tbsp of coriander leaves, chopped

Spices & Dried Herbs

  • 6 curry leaves, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp of curry powder, Mauritian or mild. Mauritian curry powder is available in specialist shops.
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander

Beverages

  • water

Oils & Vinegars

  • vegetable oil, for frying the fish and for cooking

Store Cupboard

  • 3 tbsp of cornflour