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September 25, 2010

Kerala Fish Mappas Recipe made with coconut milk


Fish(King fish or Butter fish) – 1/2 kg
Onions(medium) – 2 nos
Green chillies(slit) – 6 nos
Ginger – 2 inch piece
Garlic pods – 4 nos
Vinegar – 2 tsp
Curry leaves – 10 – 12 nos
Thin coocnut milk – 1 1/2 cups
Thick coconut milk – 3/4 cup
Kashmiri chilli powder – 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Corriander powder – 1 tsp
Cumin powder(Jeerakam) – 1/2 tsp
Salt – As reqd
Oil – 3 tbsp

Preparation Method

1)Make a paste of chilly powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder in 4 tsp of water.

2)Heat oil in a pan.

3)Saute onions, chilli, garlic, ginger and curry leaves together.

4)When done, add the masala paste and stir.

5)Add 1 1/2 cups of thin coconut milk, salt and vinegar.

6)Cover and boil.

7)Add fish and after its cooked and the gravy has thickened, add 3/4 cup thick coconut milk.

8)Simmer for 3 mins and remove from flame.

:- Serve hot with rice.

Deepu Joseph
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