Fish Curry (coconut based gravy)

Fish Curry (coconut based gravy)

Naadan fish curry recipe with shallots and ground coconut.Tastes amazing.Tastes even more amazing on the second day :)

Veena and Sudhir


  1. 500 Grams Fish ( sea fish)
  2. 8 - 10 Shallots
  3. 1 ginger small cut into juliennes
  4. 8 - 10 cloves garlic
  5. 3 - 4 green chillies split length wise
  6. 1 Sprig curry leaves
  7. 3 - 4 kokum water (kudampuli) soaked in
  8. 1 Cup Coconut grated
  9. 1 Pinch turmeric powder
  10. 2 Teaspoons coriander powder
  11. 1.5 Teaspoons chilly powder
  12. To Taste salt
  13. 1 Tablespoon coconut oil


30 mins
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    Wash and clean the fish and keep aside.

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    In a pan, heat shallots, grated coconut,chillies,garlic and the spices till they are soft and grind them in mixer

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    Place this mixture in another bowl and check for salt.Add salt to taste

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    Now in an earthern pot or kadhai,heat this mixture till boiling point.

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    Simmer the stove, add the fish,some water, salt and kokum and let it sit for 10-15 minutes on simmer.

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    Once the fish cooks, add a spoon of coconut oil and curry leaves sprig.

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    Serve Hot with rice

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