Karimeen Masala Recipe Kerala

Karimeen Masala

Karimeen Masala Recipe Kerala

Karimeen Masala Recipe made in natural bio yogurt with nice spice blends, onions and tomato brings a traditional taste. This karimeen masala goes very well with rice, chapathi, appam or porotta. Preparing this karimeen Masala dish with Karimeen found in backwater of kumarakam will enhance the taste of the curry. Enjoy the recipe and share it with your friends.
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Heat oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds and allow it to splutter.
  • Add the sliced onion and saute it until its golden brown.
  • Add the chopped ginger , garlic ,green chillies and fry it for 2 minutes. :-Try to add fresh ginger and garlic instead of paste.
  • Add the tomato and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add the turmeric, coriander, and cumin powder and fry for 1 minute.
  • Add the yoghurt and stir it well.
  • Add 150 ml boiled water ,salt and mix it all well and let it all boil on medium heat for 2 minute.
  • Add the cleaned fish (you can cut your fish into half if you like).
  • Add garam masala , and mix it all well and cover it with a lid and let it cook on simmer for 12 minutes.
  • Add lime juice, mix it again and add the crushed pepper.
  • :-Do not use thin powder.
  • Cover it again and simmer it again for 5 minutes.
  • Leave enough gravy upto your desire.
  • Then turn off your cooker and add the curry leaves.
  • :- Ready to serve now!!! :-Its a good combination with rice or chappatis.
Keyword Karimeen Masala Recipe
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Response (4)
  1. s
    shino August 8, 2009

    its a variety dish..worth trying.

  2. j
    jiju June 19, 2009

    its superb..its not very spicy,something different from the usual fish curries i ever had,,good, thanks for the recipe..

  3. s
    suja June 19, 2009

    thank you for the great recipe..very tasty

  4. R
    Ram Kannan December 20, 2020

    Excellent Karimeen masala recipe, thank you for the recipe.

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