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 Olive oil -4 tbsp
Onion - 1 (chopped)
Celery stalks - 2 (chopped)
Carrot -1 (chopped)
Tomatoes - 900 gms (peeled and chopped)
garlic cloves- 3 (chopped)
Tomato puree - 1 tbsp
Dry white wine - 225 ml
White fish (hake, haddock, cod) - 900 gms
Clams or oysters in their shells - 900 gms (well scrubbed)
Lobsters - 2 (killed and chopped)
Uncooked prawns - 450 gms (peeled)
Salt and pepper


  • Put the olive oil in a large, heavy bottomed saucepan with the chopped vegetables and garlic.
  • Dilute the tomato puree in a little water and stir it into the pan,
  • Cover the pan and simmer gently for 30 minutes.
  • Add the wine, the white fish, clams or oysters and lobsters and stir well.
  • Cook, covered, for 10 minutes.
  • Add the prawns and seasoning, and cook for a further 10 minutes.
  • Discard any clams or oysters that have not opened and serve.
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Dondakaya Masala (Gherkins Masala) curry

Dondakayalu - 250gms
Onions - 2
Oil - 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1tsp
Tamarind juice - 2 tsp
Turmeric - 1/4tsp
Salt to taste

For Masala paste:
Peanuts -1 tbsp, Red Chillies - 3 no.'s, Gingely seeds - 1tbsp, Coriander seeds - 1 tbsp, coconut powder - 1tbsp,  cumin seeds - 1 tsp

Cut the onions into small pieces. Slit the dondakayalu into 4 long pieces. Dry roast all the masala ingredients and grind to make fine powder. Heat the oil add jeera when it crackles add onions. Fry onions for 5 minutes add dondakayalu, turmeric and salt. Cook for another 5 minutes the add the masala powder, tamarind juice and some water. Cook the curry till the oil floats. This curry goes well with rice and roti.