Jamie's Monkfish Curry

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recipe by Ben Harris getdrop.com

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    Total Time
    1hr 0mins
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This has a few hard to get ingredients, but once you have them you will love making (and eating) this quick, easy, impressive curry!

Inspired by: https://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/fish-recipes/sri-lankan-style-monkfish-curry/

recipe updated 8 Jun 2020


  • Monkfish icon
    500g (about 2⅛ cups)
  • Onion icon
    x 2 (about 280g)
  • Ginger icon
    30g (about 5½ tbsp)
  • Cardamom pods icon
    Cardamom pods
  • Lime icon
    x 2 (about 200g)
  • Ground turmeric icon
    Ground turmeric
    1½ tsp (about 3g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    2 pinches
  • Peanut oil icon
    Peanut oil
    1 dash
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Green chilli icon
    Green chilli
    x 2 (about 40g)
  • Curry leaves icon
    Curry leaves
  • Mustard seeds icon
    Mustard seeds
    2 tsp (about 7g)
  • Cumin seeds icon
    Cumin seeds
    1 tsp (about 1)
  • Fenugreek icon
    1 tsp (about 4g)
  • Tomato icon
    10 (1400g)
  • Coconut milk icon
    Coconut milk
    300ml (1¼ cups)
  • Tamarind paste icon
    Tamarind paste
    1 knob


  • kCook icon kCook Multi
  • kCook icon Kcook bowl
  • kCook icon Medium glass bowl

Step preview

  1. Fit thick slicing disc (5) to direct prep attachment
  2. Fit direct prep attachment to kCook Multi
  3. Add monkfish, lime, ground turmeric and sea salt to a clean medium glass bowl
  4. Mix until well combined
  5. Chill in fridge - 1 hr
  6. Fit stir tool to kCook bowl
  7. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  8. Add peanut oil to the kCook bowl
  9. Attach lid to kCook bowl
  10. Heat with filler cap removed - 120°C, speed 3
  11. Turn direct prep attachment to position 1
  12. Slice onion, garlic clove and green chilli into the kCook bowl with direct prep attachment
  13. Turn direct prep attachment to position 2
  14. Add ginger and curry leaves to the kCook bowl
  15. Cook with filler cap fitted - 10 min, 120°C, speed 3
  16. Then add cardamom pods, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fenugreek to the kCook bowl
  17. Cook with filler cap removed - 1 min, 120°C, speed 3
  18. Then add tomato, coconut milk, tamarind paste and ground turmeric to the kCook bowl
  19. Simmer with filler cap removed - 10 min, 98°C, speed 3
  20. Transfer fish to kCook bowl
  21. Cook with filler cap removed - 10 min, 98°C, speed 3
  22. Serve
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