Fish Curry

  • 1inch piece fresh ginger peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp veg oil
  • 1 medium onion peeled halved and sliced
  • 1 red chilli finely chopped
  • 1 heaped teasp ground cumin
  • 1/2 teasp turmeric
  • 400ml coconut milk
  • 12 oz asstd fish-choose from monk, raw prawns, scallops, halibut-you choose but firm fish is best
  • Large handful baby spinach
  • A squeeze of lemon juice

Put 75ml water into a blender and add garlic and ginger.Blend to a paste
Heat the oil in a saute pan big enough to hold the finished dish, add the onions and cook gently until soft and starting to colour.Stir in the chilli and the spices and cook for a minute. Add the ginger garlic paste and cook, stirring until all the liquid is evaporated.Add the coconut milk and simmer until reduced by half.
Add the fish and simmer until cooked. Stir in the spinach and stir until wilted. Season with salt and a squeeze of lemon. Serve with boiled rice