Kerala Cuisine Fish Curry

by LekshmiSridhar
Hammour or King fish cooked in coconut milk
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 21
Rating: 4
You:
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Instructions
  1. Grind together chilly powder, turmeric powder, pearl onions and ginger.
  2. Heat oil in a pan.
  3. Add the ground masala and stir.
  4. Grind a tomato and add that too.
  5. Once the oil starts to separate, add very hot water into this along with tamarind syrup and salt.
  6. Allow it to boil.
  7. When it boils, add the fish pieces.
  8. Keep on high flame for 5 v 10 minutes.
  9. Add a pinch of fenugreek powder and keep closed on a low flame.
  10. When the fish is done, add green chilly and curry leaves crushed together.
  11. Add coconut milk and when it starts boiling, switch off.
  12. :- 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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jaya July 30, 2007 - 12:00 am

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

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Sini April 4, 2009 - 8:08 am

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?

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manju November 13, 2005 - 12:00 am

Great recipe.Thankx

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joe July 9, 2005 - 12:00 am

superb taste,,,very exotic

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an January 6, 2007 - 12:00 am

That was great!!! Thanx

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Reghu April 8, 2006 - 12:00 am

This came out very well..I was cooking fish for the first time and I just followed the instructions.Thanks for posting such an excellent receipe

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Nazoora Shamsir April 24, 2009 - 11:28 am

Excellent dish………………….thanx for sharing.

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Mallika February 18, 2009 - 9:14 pm

its really tasty…

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liji April 28, 2010 - 12:08 am

Easy to cook n came out excellent…..

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renish mathew August 6, 2011 - 2:20 am

Excellent dish……9 out of 10

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Arun_Perth February 21, 2012 - 6:01 am

Very Easy and excellent recipe. I tried with Salmon, came out really well…

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anna December 3, 2010 - 10:36 pm

What type of tamarind do you use?

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sonu May 26, 2007 - 12:00 am

So-delicious!! Thanks for sharing the shhh…secret of storing the gravy. Thanks a bunch. Keep cooking..keep sharing. Will be waiting for more recipes from you.

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Simi Roshan July 11, 2007 - 12:00 am

only one word EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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simi roshan July 11, 2007 - 12:00 am

thanx alottttttt,it was a g8 hit in my home,my hubby liked it vry much!!!!!!!

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809 November 27, 2008 - 12:00 am

verygud& its very easy .thkyou

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priya December 24, 2008 - 10:15 am

can you please tell me how much king fish pieces I can add in this curry?

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Jinu August 15, 2008 - 12:00 am

awesome – such an easy to cook recipe – mouth watering dish with mind drugging smell – typical kerala dish – thank you lakshmi

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Bini July 15, 2008 - 12:00 am

It was awesome.

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neetha June 22, 2008 - 12:00 am

g8recipe..major hit at my home.thanx 4 sharing it.

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Mini R Meon May 28, 2008 - 12:00 am

Excellent one as total prepration took only 15Mts and the smell and taste was superb.
Regards
kk

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