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Fish head curry (Malay and Indian roots) is a dish where the head of an ikan merah (literally "Red fish") which is red snapper, is semi-stewed in a thick curry with assorted vegetables such as okra and brinjals and usually served with either rice or bread.
Fish head curry
Fish head curry

Asam (tamarind) juice is sometimes added to the gravy to give it a sweet-sour taste (see asam fish); this variety of fish head curry normally has thinner, orange coloured gravy.

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