Easy Kerala Fish Curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. - cat fish, cut into 2-inch pieces lengthwise
  • 2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - black pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 cup - shallot, chopped lengthwise
  • 1/4 cup - onion, chopped
  • 2 tsp - ginger, minced
  • 24 - Garlic Cloves (small), use less in no. if using larger Cloves
  • 4 - green chillies, slit lengthwise
  • 2 tsp - vinegar/lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Ingredients for seasoning (tadka):
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tbsp - shallot, chopped
  • 6 - Garlic Cloves (small), minced; use less in no. if using larger Cloves
  • 4 - whole red chillies, chopped into small pieces
  • 5-6 - Curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp - oil

How to Make Easy Kerala Fish Curry

  • Wash the fish thoroughly and cut into 2-inch pieces, lengthwise.
  • In a deep skillet, add all the above ingredients with 2 cups of water, except the ones for seasoning.
  • Add fish to it and cook for 10-15 mins until the gravy comes to a thicker consistency.
  • For seasoning (tadka), heat 2 tbsp of oil in a non-stick skillet, add mustard seeds, when it starts to sputter, add garlic, shallot, chopped red chillies and curry leaves, fry well.
  • Now add the seasoning on top of the curry and cook for another 1-2 mins.
  • Serve hot with rice.