Kerala Fish Curry - Kerala

Prep Time : 15 minutes
Cooking Time : 20 minutes
Yield: 4 loaf
Cuisine: kerala
Type : Non Veg

About Recipe

Fish cooked with coconut milk and other spices will result in a fabulous taste. The spicy gravy of fish will be cherished by anybody who is a fish lover. You may use any type of fish for this recipe.


  • Rich in protein,
  • Rich in essential minerals,
  • Rich in carbohydrates.


  • 2 ½ lbs. of fish sliced into medium pieces,
  • 1 teaspoon of salt,
  • ¾ teaspoon of turmeric powder,
  • 1 cup of tamarind water,
  • 1 teaspoon of coriander powder,
  • 1 cup of coconut milk,
  • 1 teaspoon of red chili powder,
  • 2 onions blended to a paste,
  • 2 tomatoes blended to a paste,
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger garlic paste,
  • 1 teaspoon of mustard seeds,
  • 1 stream of curry leaves,
  • 3-4 green chilies,
  • Coconut oil for frying.


  1. Marinate the pieces of fish with turmeric powder and salt.
  2. Heat oil in a frying pan; Release the fishes into it and then cook nicely on either sides.
  3. Add more oil and then blister mustard seeds and curry leaves to it.
  4. Add the onion and tomato paste to it. Add the ginger garlic paste; cook for some time.
  5. Add the spices- turmeric, red chili, coriander and ginger garlic paste to it. Cook for some time till it becomes an even mixture.
  6. Add the fried fishes to it. Mix with the gravy nicely. Add the tamarind water and cook well.
  7. You may add the coconut water and then cook till the gravy becomes an even texture.
  8. Add the slit green chilies and then serve.