Ihi Riha - Maldivian Seafood Curry

November 04, 2017

Ingredients

  • 10 oz fresh lobster meat
  • 10 oz prawns
  • 7 oz clams
  • 2 medium onions, finely sliced
  • 2 fresh tomatoes, diced
  • 1 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 6 curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil

Instructions

Heat the oil in a pan over a medium-high heat. Add onion, tomato, ginger, garlic paste, salt, and curry leaves. Add cumin and turmeric powder. Sauté until fragrant. 

Add the coconut milk and reduce the heat to low. Add the Lobster, prawn and clam, cook until white.

Once the curry is ready, garnish with fried onion and fried curry leaf. Serve with steamed rice, chapatti bread, sliced lemon, green chili, and raw onion wedges.


Recipe courtesy of Ba’theli Restaurant & Lounge at Milaidhoo Island Maldives. Set on a boat in a lagoon, this unique restaurant serves modern, gourmet food inspired by island cuisine from the Maldivian Spice Route. 

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Ingredients

  • 10 oz fresh lobster meat
  • 10 oz prawns
  • 7 oz clams
  • 2 medium onions, finely sliced
  • 2 fresh tomatoes, diced
  • 1 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 6 curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil
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