Relish this succulent fish in coconut milk

Relish this succulent fish in coconut milk

Treating your guests to some mouth-watering dishes prepared in the authentic Kerala style will definitely earn you some brownie points. Fish in coconut milk is flavoursome as lots of spices are used in it.


1/2 fish

1 coconut (grated)

2 tbsp coconut oil

4 tsp shallots (chopped)

2 tsp ginger (chopped)

3 green chillies

1 1/2 tsp chilli powder

1 tbsp coriander powder

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

3 pieces raw mango (peeled)

2 shallots (chopped)

2 sprigs of curry leaves


Clean the fish and cut into small pieces

Prepare 1 cup first extract of coconut milk and 1 1/2 cups of second extract

Heat oil in a pan

Add chopped shallots, ginger, and green chillies

Sauté well

Mix coriander powder, chilli, powder and turmeric powder in water

Make a smooth paste

Add this paste into the sautéed mixture

Sauté well

Once the raw smell of the masala is off, add raw mango and second extract of coconut milk

Mix well

When the mango pieces are softened, add the fish pieces and salt as required

When the fish is cooked, add the first extract of coconut milk

Turn off the heat before the gravy boils

In another pan, heat some oil

Add chopped shallots and curry leaves

Roast well

Pour this over the curry

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