Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a simple never-fail fish curry from south India. Enjoy it with rice or dosa.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grind the curry paste ingredients with a little water in a blender until smooth.
  2. Put the oil in a pan and heat till it shimmers.
  3. Add the seasoning and fry till the mustard seeds start to pop.
  4. Add the curry paste, mix and let it boil until thick.
  5. Add the powders and salt to taste.Mix well.
  6. Simmer covered until the raw smell goes. Spices should smell cooked.
  7. Open when thick enough to eat.
  8. Put cleaned thick fish slices into the curry.
  9. Add tamarind paste and simmer for 5 more minutes.
Most Helpful

Very easy and nice recipe. I tried it for first time and everyone in my family enjoyed having it. Thank you.

Glara Ashlin March 26, 2011

It couldn't be better, the flavour meltet together and the fenu greek gave this dish a special taste.
It was really like the curries we enjoyed in Kerala. Thanks a lot for this dream recipe!

awalde February 20, 2011