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Meen Manga Curry/ Fish Raw Mango Curry

Meen manga curry

This is a traditional fish curry of Kerala which is spicy, sour and flavorful and raw mango is used as flavoring and souring agent instead of tamarind or kudampuli. This is is common curry back home especially when mangoes are in season and for the rest of the year sun dried mangoes( Ada Manga) are used to make this curry. King fish,mackerel,sardines, prawns all taste delicious with mangoes. This curry is a quick version.You can grind shredded coconut into a fine paste and use in this recipe which gives a thick creamy gravy or just use thick coconut milk

Fish - 1 1/2 lb
( I used king fish)
Mangoes diced- 2 small
Shallots- 8-10
Ginger- 2 inch thick
Green chilly-2
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Chilly powder- 1 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek powder- 1/3 tsp
Thick coconut milk- 3/4 cup
 Thin coconut milk- 1 cup
( If using shredded coconut 3/4 cup)
Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
Dry red chilly-1
Curry leaves
Coconut oil

Clean and cut fish and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When they splutter add red chilly and curry leaves followed by shallots and ginger. Saute till onions have changed color and ginger has nice aroma. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder and saute for a few seconds and add mango pieces and slit green chilly. Add thin coconut milk and allow this to come to a boil. Add in fish pieces, cover and cook in medium flame till fish is cooked. Now add fenugreek powder and thick coconut milk and allow to simmer.Finally add a  few fresh curry leaves and a few drops of coconut oil on top.

Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy.


  1. That was quick dear,thanks Sarah

  2. huih, chehci, my next post was supposed to be meen mangayitta curry and tada, you are here with it :D. Looks yummo yumm, i shall post later then!!

  3. I want to try once this curry with raw mango:) delicious:)

  4. wow awesome curry spicy and the colour

  5. Slurp! Tangy and yummy fish curry!

  6. Looks so tempting...Thanks for sharing...

  7. I love this meen curry ..Thought of posting it some day :-) g8 work dear!

  8. Love those mango pieces in the curry..looks delicious!

  9. Looks so spicy and mouth-watering fish curry.Super combination and nice presentation.

  10. wow..I love this curry.We get plenty of raw mango here as well.Most of the fish curries are made this way..Looks perfect !

  11. Ahh...reminds me of my grandmother's meen curries:):) Delicious!

  12. This curry is mom cooks it and I was the person to finish the mangoes that goes in to it...Yours make me drool....Perfect...

  13. Fish mango curry looks simply out of the world, am drooling here..

  14. The curry looks great..i have made using tamarind..with mango it sure will taste really good !!

  15. I remember my mom making this in the summer season when there are plenty of young raw mangoes. Luv the dish. Delish !!


  16. yummy & sure will be favorite for all seafood lover..

  17. my fav............i like more with prawns..........

  18. Hi Suja
    You have an amazing list of recipes. Authentic Kerala recipes are yumm..
    First time at ur space.
    Do check out my space.

  19. Delicious tangy curry ... very tempting!

  20. My favorite curry too....looks absolutely delicious dear.

  21. Awesome combo they complement so well looking delicious.

  22. absolutely d tangy taste..
    Tasty Appetite

  23. Thanks all for stopping by and for the wonderful comments:)

  24. i never had this combination, look too tempting!

  25. Highly flavorful...miss mangoes here:( This curry reminds me back-home!

  26. Thanks all for the sweet comments:)


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