This recipe is quick and easy to make. And is absolutely delicious
The spices can all be sourced from Alston Wholefood Shop, where they will sell you as small or as large amount as you want. They are pennies to buy. Its well worth keeping a stock of herbs and spices in as they can jazz up even the blandest of food!
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3 × 125g tins mackerel in sunflower oil,
reserve 1 spoon of oil from the can for frying
1 teaspoon brown or black mustard seeds
1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
3 cardamom pods, bashed
1 onion, finely sliced
1 tablespoon grated (peeled) fresh ginger
5 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 red chilli, finely chopped and seeds left in for more heat,
15–20 fresh or dried curry leaves (optional)
2 × 400g tins plum tomatoes
100ml coconut milk
salt and freshly ground black pepper
rice or chapatis, to serve
Optional: Add chopped carrots and or beans
From: Milne, Lola. Take One Tin: 80 delicious meals from the storecupboard (p. 116).