Fish Curry

Fish Curry

By dhany_flavrecipes  , ,   

January 5, 2018

Kerala fish curry is a very hot dish made of fish pieces cooked in a mixture of spices. It's extremely popular in Kerala, where fish is abundant.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins


250 gm white fish-cut into cubes

1 medium onion

1 medium tomato

6-8 garlic cloves

2 fresh green chillies-deseeded and sliced

6 Tbsp oil

1/2 cup fresh coconut paste

1/4 tsp red chilli paste

1 tsp coriander powder

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp salt

2 whole dry red chillies

1/2 tsp black mustard seeds

8-10 curry leaves

1/2 cup tamarind extract

1 cup water


1Make a paste of onion, tomatoes, garlic and green chillies.

2Keep aside.

3Heat oil in a pan.

4Add coconut paste and cook until golden brown.

5Add dry spices and cook for about 3 minutes, keep stirring.

6Remove from heat and keep aside.

7Heat the remaining oil in another saucepan.

8Add whole red chillies, curry leaves and mustard seeds.

9Fry until the seeds start spluttering.

10Add onion paste and fry until brown.

11Add the cooked coconut paste, tamarind extract and a cup of water.

12Stir well and bring to a boil.

13Add fish pieces and simmer for about 10 minutes.

14Serve hot with boiled rice.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1
Sodium1,200 mg
Total Fat10 g
Saturated Fat2g
Polyunsaturated Fat0g
Monounsaturated Fatog
Trans Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates12g

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