Fish Masala with Brown RiceChef's Tips: Shallots may be replaced with small onions.
* Homemade Fish Spice Masala
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
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
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*
In a coffee or spice grinder, combine all spices and grind until fine.
***Blanched French Green Beans
3⁄4 cup French Green Beans, uncooked
2 cups Water
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.Shrimp Bowl with Green Beans, Brown Rice and Pasta
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