Lime Coconut Fish Curry

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by fluffernutter

Rich and aromatic and surprisingly quick -- about 20 minutes. Use real garam masala -- not the yellow supermarket curry.

Top Review by mplsgirl

This was AWESOME!!! Very easy to make - I added 2 extra cloves of garlic, but otherwise followed the recipe exactly. I only used the juice of one lime over the top at the end (recipe says 1-2) and I thought the balance between the curry and the lime was perfect. We will definitely be making this on a regular basis - we used cod, but several other kinds of fish could easily be substituted. Thanks!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rub fish with garam masala and brown on each side in hot oil in a skillet. The fish shouldn't cook through. Remove from skillet.
  2. Saute onion and garlic in additional oil (if needed) in the skillet with the lid on, stirring occasionally, until onions are tender and slightly browned. Add pepper, tomato, and more garam masala. Cook with the lid on for a minute to "melt" the tomato.
  3. Add the coconut milk and simmer 5 minutes, stirring often. Add the fish and simmer, covered, until cooked through, about 5 minutes longer.
  4. Squeeze lime juice over fish and sauce. Remove the hot pepper. Serve over hot cooked rice.

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