Mtuzi Wa Samaki Recipe (east African Fish in Coconut Curry)

 

Mtuzi wa samaki is a tasty fish curry dish that originated on the tiny island of Zanzibar. The presence of Indian-style curries in Zanzibar's cuisine is evidence of its history as a crossroads of trade.

What you will need

Oil -- 3 tablespoons

Fish filets, any kind, cut into serving portions -- 2 to 2 1/2 pounds

Salt and pepper -- to taste

Onion, chopped or sliced -- 1

Red or green bell peppers, chopped or sliced -- 2

Garlic, minced -- 6 toΒ 8 cloves

Tomatoes, seeded and chopped -- 1 cup

Coconut milk -- 1 1/2 cups

Garam masala or curry powder -- 2 to 3 teaspoons

Tamarind paste or lemon juice -- 1 to 2 tablespoons

Salt and pepper -- to taste

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