Kerala Cuisine Fish Curry


Kerala Cuisine Fish Curry

Hammour or King fish cooked in coconut milk
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 1 people



  • Grind together chilly powder, turmeric powder, pearl onions and ginger.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add the ground masala and stir.
  • Grind a tomato and add that too.
  • Once the oil starts to separate, add very hot water into this along with tamarind syrup and salt.
  • Allow it to boil.
  • When it boils, add the fish pieces.
  • Keep on high flame for 5 v 10 minutes.
  • Add a pinch of fenugreek powder and keep closed on a low flame.
  • When the fish is done, add green chilly and curry leaves crushed together.
  • Add coconut milk and when it starts boiling, switch off.
  • :- You can make the curry till step no 9 (including it) and store in separate vessels in fridge for few days. On the day you have, bring this curry to room temperature and then continue with steps 10 and 11. It will be like a new fish curry.
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Response (21)
  1. j
    jaya July 30, 2007

    How much fish should we take for this? You didn`t mention the quantity

  2. S
    Sini April 4, 2009

    Very tasty and easy..but the curry was a little watery…is there any solution for this problem..?so that i get more thick gravy?

  3. m
    manju November 13, 2005

    Great recipe.Thankx

  4. j
    joe July 9, 2005

    superb taste,,,very exotic

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