Kerala Fish Curry Recipe

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Kerala Fish Curry
How to make Kerala Fish Curry
  • Chef: Aruna Kirpal
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Kerala Fish Curry Recipe: Explore the exclusive taste of Malabari spices seeped into juicy fish pieces. Kerala fish curry is a very delicious option to prepare for the next dinner party or regular meal, paired with steamed rice.

Ingredients of Kerala Fish Curry Recipe: This fish curry recipe comes with special additions of tamarind extract and curry leaves, simmered with fish and coconut paste.

Ingredients of Kerala Fish Curry

  • 250 gms white fish (cut into cubes)
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 6-8 garlic cloves
  • 2 fresh green chillies (deseeded), sliced
  • 6 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh coconut paste
  • 1/4 tsp red chilli paste
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 Whole dry red chillies
  • 1/2 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 8-10 Curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup tamarind extract
  • 1 cup water

How to Make Kerala Fish Curry

  • 1.Make a paste of onion, tomatoes, garlic and green chillies. Keep aside.
  • 2.Heat oil in a pan.
  • 3.Add coconut paste and cook until golden brown.
  • 4.Add dry spices and cook for about 3 minutes, keep stirring.
  • 5.Remove from heat and keep aside.
  • 6.Heat the remaining oil in another saucepan.
  • 7.Add whole red chillies, curry leaves and mustard seeds.
  • 8.Fry until the seeds start spluttering.
  • 9.Add onion paste and fry until brown.
  • 10.Add the cooked coconut paste, tamarind extract and a cup of water.
  • 11.Stir well and bring to a boil.
  • 12.Add fish pieces and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • 13.Serve hot with boiled rice.
Key Ingredients: white fish (cut into cubes), onion, tomato, garlic cloves, fresh green chillies (deseeded), oil, fresh coconut paste, red chilli paste, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt, Whole dry red chillies, black mustard seeds, Curry leaves, tamarind extract, water