Kerala Fish Curry | How to make Kerala Fish Curry

By Bethica Das  |  6th Mar 2018  |  
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About Kerala Fish Curry Recipe

This yummy Kerala fish curry cooked in coconut milk is simply to die for. It is also known as Meen Curry and is a very easy and a simple fish gravy. Here in this recipe I have used one of my favourite fish - Pomfret. It is one of the most popular item in a Kerala non-veg menu platter. Just relish it with plain steamed rice.

Kerala Fish Curry

Ingredients to make Kerala Fish Curry

  • 1 pomfret fish, cut into 3 pieces
  • 1 cup thick coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup thin coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 tbsp. garlic, chopped
  • 2-3 green chilies
  • 1-2 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp. coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp. red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1-2 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped

How to make Kerala Fish Curry

  1. Heat oil in a pan and temper with mustard seeds. After it stops spluttering, add the garlic and saute till they changes colour.
  2. Add the onion, curry leaves and green chilies. Fry till the onions turns translucent.
  3. Then add all the dry spices and mix well.
  4. Add the tomatoes and fry till it is mashed.
  5. Add the thin coconut milk and the fish. Cover and simmer for 4-5 minutes.
  6. Lasty add the thick coconut milk and bring it to a boil. Switch off the flame and add the coriander leaves.
  7. Serve with plain steamed rice.

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Hema Mallik2 years ago