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Fish Masala with Brown RiceChef's Tips: Shallots may be replaced with small onions. * Homemade Fish Spice Masala Ingredients: 2 tsp. Coriander Seeds 1 tsp. Cumin Seeds 2 Cloves, whole 1⁄2 tsp. Kalonji Seeds (Black Nigella Seeds) 1⁄2 inch long Cinnamon Stick 1 tsp. Red Pepper, crushed Method: In a small non-stick skillet, over medium high heat, dry roast all spices for 1 to 2 minutes. In a coffee or spice grinder, coarse grind roasted spices. Note: This recipe makes 1 1⁄2 tablespoon of homemade fish spice masala – use 1 tablespoon for the fish marinade and 1⁄2 tablespoon in the fish curry masala recipe. ** Homemade Fish Curry Masala Ingredients: 1⁄2 tbsp. Coconut Powder 1⁄2 tbsp. Sesame Seeds 1⁄2 tbsp. Poppy Seeds 1 tsp. Paprika 1⁄2 tbsp. Homemade Fish Spice Masala* Method: In a coffee or spice grinder, combine all spices and grind until fine. ***Blanched French Green Beans Ingredients: 3⁄4 cup French Green Beans, uncooked 2 cups Water Method: In a medium pot, over medium high heat, add water and bring to a rapid boil. Add green beans and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and run under cold water for 3 to 5 minutes; this will stop the cooking process and beans will retain its color and texture. Drain green beans.