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Zanzibari Fish Curry

This mild coconut-based fish curry (mtuzi wa samaki) is typical of the curries eaten on the island.

20 minutes

40 minutes

3/5

Also works a treat with: Chicken - add with the coconut milk and cook for 25 minutes, Aubergine for a veg version

Book: Curry Legend World Curries (p118)

Goes great with: Plain Rice (p164) and Date Chutney (p210)

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Over the centuries Zanzibar’s colourful cuisine has been a celebration of far-flung cultures and spice trading - even its name (also known as the Spice Island) evokes exotic aromas and exciting flavours!

This mild coconut-based fish curry (mtuzi wa samaki) is typical of the curries eaten on the island.

Click here to read all about our spice travels to research different recipes!

Recipe

20 minutes

40 minutes

3/5

Serves

4 with sides

Effort

Low Effort

Main Ingredient

Fish/Seafood

Main Ingredient

Root Veg

Main Ingredient

Tomatoes/Peppers

Dietary

Gluten Free

Gluten Free

Dairy Free

Dairy Free

Taste Profile

Meal Taste

Creamy

Meal Taste

Fragrant

Meal Taste

Rich

Meal Taste

Tangy

Origin

Country

Zanzibar

  • 500g firm-fleshed fish fillets - cut into large bite-size pieces
  • 1 small onion - finely chopped
  • 1 small carrot - peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 small pepper (any colour) - finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic - finely chopped
  • Fresh ginger - finely chopped to make 1 tbsp
  • 2 medium tomatoes - roughly chopped
  • 1 lemon 
  • 400ml full fat coconut milk

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