Spicy Salmon Curry – Travancore Style


Spicy Salmon Curry - Travancore Style

Spicy Salmon Curry in Travancore Style is a mouth watering favorite among non-vegetarian dishes in Kerala Cuisine. Hot and Spicy Salmon Curry blends perfect with appam, puttu and even rice. Spicy Salmon Curry is unique and special with cubed salmon cooked in a spicy chilly mixture and tangy tamarind. Fish is nutritious rich in vital nutrients required for body. Spicy Salmon Curry cooked in Travancore Style is one of the easiest preparations for fish. You can explore a well detailed Spicy Salmon Curry – Travancore Style here.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people



  • For preparing Spicy Salmon Curry, first mix fenugreek powder, kashmiri chilli powder, turmeric powder with little water to make a smooth paste.
  • Soak tamarind (kudampuli) in water and keep it.
  • Take a non-stick saute pan for cooking. If you have clay pot, that`s the ideal one.
  • Add coconut oil, heat oil and then add mustard, curry leaves, ginger, garlic and shallots. Then saute this.
  • Add chilli paste to this and stir it till oil separates.
  • Then add tamarind with little more water. Add salt. Wait for masala to boil.
  • Once it boils, add fish, then stir the fish pan enough for masala to cover the fish.
  • Cook for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • :- Delicious Salmon Curry is ready. It tastes better if you keep it for 4 -5 hours and then re-heat for use.
  • :- Recipe can be tried with King Fish (Mackerel or Naimeen). Good combination with Rice or chapatis.
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Response (8)
  1. S
    Sumi February 11, 2009

    i prepared this today….was yummy, … thnx a lot

  2. R
    Remitha September 27, 2011

    Thanks Salu for this excellent recipe. I have made this curry at least 10 times and my husband loves this curry every time I make this. He is a big fan of salmon. Thanks a ton…

  3. M
    Maju June 30, 2008

    Tried this. really awesome. thanks for sharing this salmon recipe

  4. b
    bharati August 2, 2008

    tried this recipe and i must say it turned out to be delicious. thanks for sharing it with us.

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