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Sri Lankan fish curry

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Sri Lankan fish curry

Method

  • Cut the monkfish fillet into small pieces and add them into a bowl.
  • Add the lime juice and zest, the curry, the turmeric, salt, pepper, and cover with plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • In a pot over medium heat, boil the rice according to the packet’s instructions, with 100 g of the coconut milk, the water, and set it aside. If needed, add a little more water.
  • Finely chop the onions, the garlic, the ginger, and add them into a pot along with the sunflower oil on medium heat.
  • Sauté for 2-3 minutes and add the tomato paste.
  • Add the cardamom, cumin, sugar, canned tomatoes, and mix with a wooden spoon.
  • Add the fish along with its juices and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the coconut milk and keep boiling for 5 more minutes.
  • Serve the fish with the sauce next to the rice, and sprinkle with coriander leaves.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

294
Calories (kcal)
15 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

4.1
Total Fat (g)
6 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

0.9
Saturated Fat (g)
5 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

41.0
Total Carbs (g)
16 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

10.0
Sugars (g)
11 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

19.0
Protein (g)
38 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

4.4
Fibre (g)
18 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.19
Sodium (g)
3 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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