Fish Curry Recipe with Coconut Milk

Fish Curry Recipe with Coconut Milk

Fish curry recipe with coconut milk is a very tasty fish curry recipe from South India. It is one of the traditional recipes in Kerala. This recipe will goes best with steamed rice ad also nice with chapathi.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Servings: 6 -7 persons

Main Ingredients: Fish

Cuisine: South Indian, Kerala

Course / Category: Side Dish

Tag: Fish Recipes


Fish – 500 gm (any fish)

Ginger – 1tbsp

Garlic – 1tbsp

Malabar tamarind / Pot tamarind – 4 number

Coconut – 1 number

Turmeric – ¼ tsp

Chilly Powder – 2 tbsp

Oil/coconut oil – 1 ½ tbsp

Salt – as required

Curry Leaves – 2 sprigs

Fenugreek Powder – ½ tsp

Mustard seeds – 1 tsp

Method to Prepare Fish Curry Recipe with Coconut Milk

1. Clean the fish. Take a mud vessel and pour oil in it.

2. When oil heats up add mustard seeds then add ginger and garlic and saute till they are golden in colour. To it add curry leaves and saute.

3. Add chilly powder, fenugreek powder and turmeric and saute well.

4. Add reqired amount of water, and fish to it. Water should not be more, it should be enough just to cover the fish. When gravy starts to boil add salt to it.

5. Then add Malabar tamarind to it. Close with lid and cook on low flame

6. When gravy semi thickens add coconut milk and cook for few minutes.

7. Switch off flame. Keep it for 15 minutes and serve.

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