Chambo

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Preparation time
10 mins
Cooking time
30 mins
Difficulty
moderate
Serves
4 people
Meal course
Dinner
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4 big
Tilapia fillets
2 table spoon
Lemon Juice
200 gram
Flour
1 chopped
Large Onion
2 table spoon
Curry spice
1 cup
Water
1 chopped
Carrot
1 chopped
Green Pepper
1 cup
Fruit chutney
Chambo

For a Malawian dish that will wow just about everyone you know try this recipe.

  1. Clean, salt and sprinkle fillets with lemon juice
  2. Roll in flour
  3. Heat about 4 tablespoons of oil in a large frying pan and fry the fillets about 4 minutes per side and remove the fillets.
  4. In the pan add the chopped onion and fry until translucent (about 5 minutes)
  5. Mix in 2 Tablespoons of the Malawi curry spice blend and fry with the onions for about 2 minutes
  6. Add the rest of the curry spice blend along with 1½ cups of water stirring so all the spice blend is nicely incorporated into the water.
  7. Add in the chopped carrots and green pepper and turn heat to a simmer.
  8. simmer until the vegetables are soft about 10 minutes
  9. Add in the fruit chutney and stir
  10. Place the fillets into the saucepan and make sure they are covered by the gravy.
  11. Close the lid and let the fish rest in the sauce for a few minutes.
  12. Plate with lots of the sauce
  13. Serve with nsima (cornmeal porridge) or rice.

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