Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Mangalore Fish Curry

Mangalore Fish Curry

Mangalore fish curry is a delectable coconut based spicy and sour curry.You can use any firm flesh fish to make this curry. This recipe is inspired from  Hari Nayak's- My Indian Kitchen. It is a yummy south Indian style fish curry and goes well with rice.

King fish- 1 1/2 lb
Onion- 1 medium
Tomato- 2 medium
Green chilly-2
Curry leaves- a few
Coconut milk- 1 cup
Tamarind paste- pulp of a small ball tamarind
oil - 3 tbs
Salt  to taste

To make paste
Dry red chilly- 7-8
( according to spice tolerance)
Coriander seeds- 1 tbs
Cumin seeds- 1/8 tsp
Black peppercorns-1/2 tsp
Cinnamon stick- 1 inch thick piece
Fenugreek seeds-a few
Garlic- 5 cloves
Ginger- 1 inch thick piece
Coconut-1 cup
Ground turmeric- 1/2 tsp
Oil- 2 tbs

Heat oil in a pan. Add chilly,coriander seeds,fenugreek seeds, cumin, cinnamon,pepper corns, whole garlic and chopped ginger. Roast this in low medium flame for about 5- 6 minutes. Allow this to cool. Add coconut and pulp of tamarind  to the roasted spices and turmeric and make a fine paste.

Heat oil  in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions, green chilly and curry leaves and saute till golden brown. Add tomato puree and cook for two to three minutes. Now add the ground coconut paste, salt and coconut milk.  Adjust consistency by adding little water. Bring this sauce to a boil. Gently slide in the fish pieces and cook covered for 10-12 minutes or till the fish is cooked. Serve with rice.

Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. mangalore fish curry adipoli suja.

  2. Simply awesome and delicious looking Fish curry. Just add some rice with it and voila!

  3. this looks similar to our varutharacha curry... so yum...

  4. Lip smacking fish curry dear. Would be great with plain rice and curd.

  5. Wow sounds scrumptiously tasty... nd very nice pictures...

  6. looks mouthwatering...love manglorean dishes ...

  7. delectable & delicious flavors,yummy!!

  8. That bowl of irresistible fish curry is just tempting me to make some soon.Lipsmacking here.


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