Palai Fish Curry


Palai Fish Curry

Fish curry with coconut
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Cut fish into small pieces.
  • Boil kudam puli with 1/2 cup of water in a deep vessel(preferably meen chatti) for 5 mins.
  • Grind together shredded coconut, chilly powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, ginger and a small onion, into a smooth paste along with a little water.
  • Add the above paste along with the fish pieces into the deep vessel.
  • Add salt to it and mix well.
  • Cover and simmer, until the fish is cooked through and tender.
  • Heat oil in a small frying pan. Splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add the chopped small onions and fry, till they turn brown in colour.
  • Pour this into the cooked fish curry.
  • :- Serve hot with rice or kappa(tapioca).


Recipe courtesy - Parvathy
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Response (12)
  1. r
    rini jaison December 1, 2006

    dear sister this recipe is very good .keep it up.

  2. R
    Rini Jaison December 1, 2006

    Dear sister it is very good.Keep it up.You try new recipes.

  3. g
    gowri January 9, 2007

    Very good recipe..Easy and very tasty….

  4. J
    John George August 20, 2006

    I often get a chance to taste this curry, though I haven`t prepared it myself. Great taste.

Leave a comment
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Recipe Rating

Indian Grocery Online