Mallu fish curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 lb. king fish
  • 5 green chillies, slit
  • 1 piece of ginger, minced
  • 2 to 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 5 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 cup raw mango, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 medium-sized tomatoes
  • 2 cups of coconut milk
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 - 3 tbsp Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • a pinch of fenugreek powder
  • 4 -5 curry leaves
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Mallu fish curry

  • Wash and cut the fish into pieces.
  • In a non-stick skillet, heat 2 tbsp coconut oil and add the mustard seeds.
  • When it starts to sputter, add onions, shallots, curry leaves, chillies, garlic and ginger and saute till the onions turn translucent.
  • Mash the onions with a long spoon.
  • Next, add turmeric powder, Kashmir chilli powder, salt, fenugreek powder and fry for a minute.
  • Next, add chopped tomatoes and cook for another minute.
  • Then, add the raw mango pieces with 2 cups of water and boil until the gravy reaches a semi-consistent texture.
  • Add the fish pieces and cook for another 5 minutes until the gravy becomes thick.
  • Add coconut milk and let it simmer on low flame for another 5 minutes.
  • Check salt and spice levels and adjust accordingly.
  • Serve with hot rice or kappa vevichathu. Excellent for Dosa as well.