Canned Sardine fish curry

Canned Sardine fish curry



1 large can sardine (425g), tomato sauce flavour

1 tomato, chopped

1 tbsp of chopped ginger, garlic and onion

3 sprigs of curry leaves

1 onion, sliced

2tbsp cooking oil

100ml water


1/2tsp mixed mustard seeds

1/2tsp coriander seeds

1/2tsp cumin seeds



1tsp salt of taste

1tsp sugar

1tsp light soy sauce

1tbsp fish curry powder

1tsp red chilli powder

1tsp turmeric powder


  1. Remove sardines from can, retain the tomato sauce
  2. Pan fried sardines (without oil) in a non-stick pan, till both sides turned brown, set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a wok, add in ginger, garlic and onion paste and curry leaves, stir fry till fragrant.
  4. Add in mustard, coriander and cumin seeds, mix well.
  5. Add in the canned sardine’s tomato sauce and water, add in the seasonings.
  6. Once sauce boiled, add in the pan fried sardines, cook for 1min.
  7. Add in chopped tomato and onion slices, cook for another 1min.
  8. Dish out, serve hot with steam rice.