Palai Fish Curry

Palai Fish Curry –

Palai Fish Curry

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



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

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