"thakkali Malu" Sri Lankan Fish Curry With Tomato

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

I've posted this after a request from another member. I've never tried it but I do trust where the recipe came from, Charmaine Solomon.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash and dry fish well and rub all over with turmeric and salt.
  2. Cut each steak into serving pieces.
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan and fry the fish until golden brown on both sides.
  4. Drain.
  5. Put onion, garlic, ginger and tomato in container of electric blender and blend to a smooth paste.
  6. Heat oil in a saucepan and fry the blended ingredients for a few minutes, until oil begins to separate from the mixture.
  7. Add curry and chilli powders and about a tsp of salt, the coconut milk and bring to the boil, stirring.
  8. Simmer for a few minutes.
  9. Add the fish and simmer for 10mins.
  10. Serve with rice and accompaniments.