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Fish With Basil and Pomegranate Seeds

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“Tulsi Aur Anardana Macchi (fish with basil and pomegranate seeds). This recipe is from Fire and Spice by Joyce Westrip.”
4-6 fish fillets

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  1. Mix the garlic chili, ginger, and lemon or lime juice into a paste.
  2. Then mix in the turmeric powder.
  3. Coat fish fillets with paste and let sit for 30 minutes.
  4. In a heavy-bottomed frying pan, heat the oil.
  5. Sieve the flour lightly over the fillets and fry on both sides until golden (2 - 3 minutes).
  6. Place on a serving dish and cover with foil to keep warm.
  7. Reserve cooking oil.
  8. If needed, add one tablespoon oil to the reserved oil and heat.
  9. Add ginger, garlic, cumin and pomegranate seeds.
  10. Stir-fry 1 minute then add the tomatoes, basil, coriander leaves and salt.
  11. Simmer gently for 2 minutes and pour over the fillets.

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