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There are several different ways to make fish curry. Each state in India has at least a dozen different ways. Coming from Kerala I laaaaaave fish curry and the recipe that I use most of the times is a mix of Tamil Nadu and Kerala styles. I use open mouthed mud pot to make fish curry that adds so much more flavor to the curry. I use this pot only to make fish curry and nothing else. I need to admit I kidnapped my mom’s well-used mud pot when I visited India and DO NOT regret it. 😉 Here goes the recipe for you to enjoy!

Fish curry Recipe

By sujeesha Published: April 11, 2010

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Ready In: 45 mins

There are several different ways to make fish curry. Each state in India has at least a dozen different ways. Coming from Kerala I …

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add tomatoes to tamarind pulp and crush well.
  2. Add crushed onion, green chilies, curry leaves, chili power, coriander powder, turmeric powder, one more cup of water and salt to taste.
  3. Heat oil in a deep pot or an earthen pot.
  4. Add curry vadam. Once they splutter add prepared mixture and cook covered for 5 minutes. :- If not using curry vadam, ignore this step and just boil the tamarind mixture to begin with.
  5. Add coconut paste and mix well.
  6. Cook covered till curry reduces a bit.
  7. Add fish pieces and cook covered till they are well cooked. About 6 minutes
  8. Pour one tbsp gingily oil, crushed garlic, pepper and roughly chopped coriander leaves and remove from fire.
  9. Heat 4 tbsp cooking oil a small pan.
  10. Add finely chopped shallots and fry till brown and a nice aroma arises.
  11. Pour this over curry and serve hot with rice, idli or dosa. Happy Cooking 🙂