Fish Curry

A fish curry made with coconut, tamarind, mild spices and no oil.


  • 1 whole fish (any would do – king fish,sardines etc)1 cup coconut scrapping1 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/4 tsp turmeric1/2 tsp pepper cones2-3 shallots 2-3 (or onions)Few curry leaves2 green chillies2 tomatoes (medium size),2-3 tamarind sticks1 medium size lemon


Soak tamarind in 1 cup of water.

Chop the green chillies, tomatoes. Peel the shallots. Keep all aside.

Grind the coconut, chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric, pepper cones into a paste.

Add shallots to this paste and blend grind again to make a coarse paste.

Filter the impurities and strain the tamarind water in a bowl.

In a pan add the coconut-shallot paste, tamarind water, green chillies, tomatoes, salt.

Bring it to a boil.

Then add fish and curry leaves. Mix well.

Let it simmer for about 10 minutes.



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