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Kerala Fish Curry With Coconut Milk

kerala fish curry with coconut milk

Kerala fish curry with coconut milk is a simple and easy Kerala delicacy and is best served with hot steaming rice. Malabar fish curry is made without coriander powder unlike the meen mappas (fish mappas) from my hometown Kottayam.

Fish curry with coconut milk has a slightly thicker and creamy gravy and the chilli powder is mellowed down by the coconut milk. I have been making this fish curry which is so popular here in Kozhikode and wanted to share this with you.

Learn to make Kerala fish curry with my video tutorial.

More Fish Recipes:
Spicy Red Kerala Fish Curry
Malabar Fish Curry
Malabar Fish Biriyani
Fish Molly Recipe

Kerala Fish Curry With Coconut Milk


PREP TIME: 5 mins    |  COOK TIME: 20 mins    |  AUTHOR::
  kerala fish curry with coconut milk  

  INGREDIENTS

  • Fish: 500 gms, cleaned
  • Onions: 2, sliced
  • Mustard seeds: 3/4 tsp
  • Green Chilies: 2, slit
  • Ginger: 1 inch, thinly sliced
  • Garlic: 6 cloves, thinly sliced
  • Tomatoes: 2, sliced
  • Kashmiri chilli powder: 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Curshed pepper: 1/2 tsp
  • Thick coconut milk: 1 cup
  • Thin coconut milk: 1/2 cup
  • Curry leaves: 1 sprig
  • Coconut oil: 2 tbsp


  METHOD:

  1. Heat coconut oil in a manchatti or claypot. Add in the mustard seeds and onces it starts to splutter add in the sliced onions, green chilies, ginger, and garlic; mix well. Add in salt and curry leaves and mix well. Allow the onions to become transparent.
  2. Once the onions are transparent add in Kashmiri chilli powder and turmeric powder, mix on low flame for a minute. Add in sliced tomatoes and cover and cook for 3 minutes and let soften a bit.
  3. Add in thin coconut milk and the fish pieces. Cover and cook the fish on medium flame.
  4. Add in thick coconut milk, swril the pan and add in crushed pepper and again mix lightly taking care not to break the cooked fish.
  5. Once it boils simmer for a minute and then switch off the flame.
  6. Serve with rice or Kerala puttu.

NOTES

  • Cooked fish tends to break easily so stir carefully.
  • It is best to make fish curry in manchatti.
  • There is no coriander powder in this recipe
  • Coconut oil is a must to make this Kerala fish curry

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  1. Hi...Tamarind is not used in this recipe?

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