Kerala Fish Curry

A Kerala Style Fish Curry, can be made with any fish of your choice. I have used 'Red Tail Snapper' and was very tasty, hope you would like it too :)

Ingredients :

1 lb fish
1 tomato ( cut into 4 )
1/2 cup drumsticks ( slit open)
5-6 green chillies ( slit open, adjust accordingly)
1 cup grated coconut
1 1/2 tsp chilly powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp fenugreek powder ( uluva/ vendayam)
1 tbsp tamarind juice
few curry leaves
salt to taste


Cut and clean the fish.
Dry fry chilly pwdr and coriander pwdr without adding any oil, until the raw smell goes.
Grind coconut, chilly pwdr and coriander pwdr to a fine paste.
Take a kadai or chatti add in the grind paste, green chillies, drumsticks, tamarind juice,curry leaves, fish pieces, salt to taste and a spoon of oil, heat on 'high' until it starts boiling, then keep the heat on 'low ' adding tomato and fenu greek pwdr ,until the oil seperates.
Garnish with curry leaves and serve hot with rice.


  1. Oh! what a capture????? Its awesome... And the fish looks so fleshy & luscious!!!!!!


  2. Iyooooo ithu kandittu oru kalam chorunnan ulla avesham undu...yumm yumm..

  3. Oh ya.. I will surely like it. Its drool drippy good just looking can't imagine what will happen when I eat them :) Good one!

  4. Dear,
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  6. adipoli pic... fish curry perfect ayitundu...

  7. What an awesome and tempting Click..Love this recipe..First time I've seen drumsticks in fish preparation..I love them both and This one is a must try..

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  9. Fish curry luks delicious and i am drooling to c the pic

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  11. Wow!! such a beautiful fish curry...
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