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Kerala Style Fish Curry Recipe | Quick and Easy Kerala Style Fish Curry Recipe

Kerala Style Fish Curry

Kerala style fish curry is highly demanded and popular dish of kerala, the state of beauty and greens. This dish has all the spiciness and richness that your tongue crave for. It is so easy to make at home with same flavours and taste. Do try this recipe and share it with near and dear ones.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 Kg Fish
  • 3 Tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1 Onions chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1 Inch Ginger chopped
  • 7 Garlic chopped
  • 4 Kudam puli shredded
  • 2 Tspn Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 Tsp musturd seeds
  • 1/2 Tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 2 Cup Water
  • 1 Tsp Fenugreek powder
  • 4 Tbsp Coconut milk for gravy
  • Salt as per taste

How to Make

  1. Soak kudampuli in little water and keep aside. Heat a claypot or a nonstick pan with coconut oil, add in 1/4 tsp of fenugreek seeds and 1/2 tsp mustard seeds, allow it to splutter.
  2. Add in the sliced onions, ginger-garlic, green chilli, curry leaves, lightly saute it on medium flame.
  3. Put the fire on low, add in the chilly Powder, turmeric powder, black pepper powder.
  4. Keep mixing until the raw flavour vanish and chilli powder is lightly roasted.
  5. Add in the soaked kudampuli along with the water. Add in the rest of the water, and coconut milk. Put the flame on high, mix well add salt. Once it starts boiling add the fish, and let it cook.
  6. Cover and cook on low or medium flame for about 10-15 min. then add in fenugreek powder to it then stop the heater.
  7. Enjoy fish curry with hot rice.