Kerala fish curry for Beginners
October 9, 2010
Fish Pickle
October 20, 2010


  • Fish 1/2 kg (Pearl spot or king fish)
  • Onion 2 big
  • Tomato 1
  • Green chilly 2 to 3
  • Garlic 5 to 7 pods
  • Ginger 1 big piece
  • Turmeric pdr 1/4 Tsp
  • Pepper pdr 1/4 Tsp
  • Curry leaves
  • Cloves 2 to 4
  • Cardamom 2 to 3
  • Whole pepper few
  • Cinnamon 2 to 3 pieces
  • Thick coconut milk 1 cup
  • Semi thick cococnut milk 1 1/4 to 1/2 cup
  • Cashews few
  • Oil


Clean and cut the fish into med pieces. Marinate the fish pieces with pepper pdr and turmeric pdr for 15 to 20 min. Then shallow fry it and keep it aside. Heat oil in a pan or kadai and add sliced onion, ginger, garlic, salt, few cashews and curry leaves. Saute it for few min and add the crushed whole spices. Pour the semi thick coconut milk into this and boil. Then put the fried fish and cook it. Add the thick coconut milk and sliced tomato. Cook it for few minutes (do not boil) and remove it from fire.

A light and simple yet tasty preparation of fish cooked in coconut milk.

Deepu Joseph
Deepu Joseph
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