Quick Sardine Tomato Curry

admin, March 11, 2015

Serving Size: 2-4


  1. Sardines in Tomato Sauce – 1 can (I used Goya brand)
  2. Sliced Shallots – 2
  3. Mustard Seeds – 1/4 tsp
  4. Curry Leaves – a sprig
  5. Red Chilly Powder – 1/2 tsp
  6. Fish Masala Powder – 1.5 tsp (I used Eastern Fish Masala)
  7. Black Pepper Powder – 1/4 tsp
  8. Salt – to taste
  9. Oil – 1 tbsp



  1. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Saute the shallots and curry leaves for a few minutes.
  2. Reduce heat and add 1/2 tsp red chilly powder and 1.5 tsp fish masala powder. Saute for a minute.
  3. Add 1/4 cup of water to the pan and mix everything well. Sprinkle 1/4 tsp black pepper powder. Add salt to taste.
  4. Add the canned sardines gently into the pan. Cover and cook on medium heat for 5 minutes.
  5. Serve this spicy sardine curry with rice.


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