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Keralan Fish Curry Recipe

Keralan Fish Curry Recipe

Keralan Fish Curry Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6
Calories 69 kcal


  • 750 g Frim White Fish (Cut into Chunks)
  • ½ tsp Turmeric
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp. Coconut Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 20 Curry Leaves
  • 5 Shallots finely sliced
  • 4 Garlic Cloves finely sliced
  • 3 piece Ginger finely sliced
  • 1-2 Green Chilies finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp. Kashmiri Red Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric
  • 4 Tomatoes Chopped
  • 400 ml Coconut Milk
  • Chopped Coriander


  • Coat the fish in salt and turmeric
  • Heat a tbsp of coconut oil in a shallow large based pan.
  • Add the mustard seeds with the curry leaves till the seeds start to pop.
  • Add the sliced shallots, garlic, ginger and chilli, and cook on a medium heat for 5 minutes, till softened.
  • Mix together the chilli powder and turmeric with a splash of water to make a paste (this stops the turmeric burning), and then stir into the pan.
  • Add the coconut milk and heat through. When you are ready to serve add the chopped tomatoes and stir in the fish. Cook on a gentle heat for about 5 minutes until the fish is cooked through.
  • Check the seasoning then sprinkled with fresh chopped coriander and some with fragrant basmati rice.

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