Kerala Fish Curry

By Surabhi Mehrotra  |  17th May 2016  |  
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About Kerala Fish Curry Recipe

Fish curry with coconut gravy

Kerala Fish Curry is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Kerala Fish Curry by Surabhi Mehrotra is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Kerala Fish Curry at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Kerala Fish Curry is a dish which comes from Kerala cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Kerala Fish Curry takes 15 minute for the preparation and 20 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Kerala Fish Curry make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Kerala Fish Curry will be the best option for you. The flavor of Kerala Fish Curry is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Kerala Fish Curry at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Kerala Fish Curry

Ingredients to make Kerala Fish Curry

  • Fish 500 gram
  • mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • shallots (small onion) 8-10
  • fenugreek seeds 1/4 tsp
  • red chilli powder 2tsp
  • kashmiri red chilli powder 1 1/2 tsp
  • coriander powder 4 tsp
  • turmeric powder1 tsp
  • ginger garlic paste 3 tsp
  • kudumpalli / kokam 2-3 (soaked )
  • curry leaves 8-10
  • scraped coconut 1/2 cup
  • water as required
  • coconut oil
  • salt

How to make Kerala Fish Curry

  1. clean fish and keep aside
  2. heat oil in a kadhai ( prefrebly made with clay) add mustard seeds
  3. add curry leaves , sliced onions and methi seeds (fenugreek)
  4. when onions are pink , add ginger garlic paste and saute
  5. Mix red chilli, kashmiri chilli, turmeric and coriander powder together with little water and make it into a paste . Add it to the pan and cook for 4-5 min.
  6. add kodumpalli and water n let it cook for sometime.
  7. once boiled add fish pieces and simmer
  8. meanwhile make coconut paste with very little water
  9. add it to pan , mix and close the lid
  10. cook for roughly 15 min till fish is done and gravy is thicker.
  11. finish with some coconut oil and some fried onions and serve with steam rice

Reviews for Kerala Fish Curry (2)

Alisha dogra4 years ago

I love the colour of the gravy..I make prawns in the same gravy?

Hemakshi Makhija4 years ago

so delicious! what kind of fish have you used to prepare this dish?

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