Kerala Fish Curry

Kerala Fish Curry along with Tapioca is a very tasty combination.

Ingredients required

  • Fish - 10 pieces of good fish
  • Chillie powder - 2 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Ginger small pieces - 1 tbsp
  • Garlic pieces - 2 pods
  • Onion - 1 large (sliced into thin pieces)
  • Curry leaves - 2 leaves
  • Kodampuli - 5 pieces
  • Fenugreek powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • How to prepare Kerala Fish Curry

  • Soak the kodumpuli in a cup of water.
  • Grind ginger, garlic, chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder into a paste.
  • Heat 1 tbsp. oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds to splutter. When done, add the onions and the remaining 1/2 tbs. ginger and fry until brown. Add the ground masala.
  • Add the kodumpuli with water, and add little more water to the pan. Add salt and cook. The total water quantity along with kodumpuli water, should not exceed 2 cups.
  • After boiling, add the fish pieces and cover it up and cook.
  • Add fenugreek powder and cook for 5-10 minutes, until the gravy thickens.
  • Add curry leaves and remove from the fire.

  • Note:
  • 1. Fish cooked in mud vessel will be more tastier, if available, instead of pan.
  • 2. Instead of large onion, small onions (sambar onions) can be used, which will taste better.

  • Learn another type of Kerala Fish Recipe Preparation using Kudampuli

    Video: Kerala Fish Curry Preparation




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