Ambot Tik Recipe

Ambot Tik Recipe
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Ambot Tik is a very popular recipe from the Goan cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Ambot Tik by following this easy recipe.
Ambot Tik Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Rating 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
  • ½ kg Fish Preferably Skate, Shark Or Catfish
  • 10 dry Red Chilies
  • ¼ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 4 Peppercorns
  • ¼ inch piece Turmeric
  • 4 flakes Garlic
  • ½ inch piece Ginger
  • 1 small Tamarind, marble size
  • 1 Onion, finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Vinegar, optional
How to make Ambot Tik:
  • Wash the fish to get rid of foreign particle and then cut it into desired pieces. After that apply salt over it and keep it aside.
  • In the meanwhile, put all the ingredients except oil and sliced onions in the grinder and then grind it using little water.
  • Take a pan and then fry the onions till it turns brown. Now, add grinded masala in it and fry for a few seconds.
  • Now, put a cup of water in the pan and let it boil. When it has boiled, add the fish pieces and let it cook on slow flame until the fish is tender.
  • Add salt and vinegar as required.