Pic Courtesy: Shruthi Prajosh
A recipe that gives you the taste of northern Kerala. A perfect side dish with brown rice.
This above picture of Malabar Fish Curry, was sent by Shruthi, one of the reader’s of MariasMenu. I thought it was so good, that I decided to stick with this. She also added kudampuli (gamboge) for an extra kick :), Thank you so much Shruthi dear :)
- Fish – 1/4 kg
- Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Scraped coconut – 1 1/2 cups
- Green chilli – 3
Ginger – 1 piece
Chilli powder – 1 1/2 teaspoon
Tamarind – size of 1 lemon
- Small Onion – 4
- Mustard seeds – 1/2 teaspoon
Grind together coconut & turmeric powder with enough water into a fine paste. Make a tamarind paste by adding water to it. Add green chilli, chilli powder, ginger & salt to tamarind paste & mix well.Add coconut paste to this. Mix well. Cook this paste & when it starts boiling add fish pieces. Cook till the fish pieces are done & gravy becomes thick. Heat oil in a pan & splutter mustard seeds. Add small onion & curry leaves. Stir till the onion becomes brown & pour this over the fish curry.
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