Monday, August 16, 2010

Kerala Mackerel Curry

'' This is a hot and spicy curry from Kerala India and it taste alot like Sri Lankan Hot Fish Curry''

Mackerel is a rich, oily fish, and as such is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and other serious illnesses.


Mackrel – 500gm or 1 lb 
Sliced Shallots – 8 nos or Onion 1 (sliced)  
Green Chilly(Slit) -4 nos
Chopped Ginger - ½ tsp  
Chopped Garlic - ½ tsp  
Kudam Puli(Kukum star)-4nos or Goraka 4  
Corriander powder – 3 tsp  
Chilli powder – 2 tsp  
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp  
Fenugreek Powder -a pinch  
Water -1 cup  
Coconut Oil – 3 tsp  
Soya Sauce 1 tbsp  
Curry Leaves or Coriander leaves 

  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan.
  • Add Shallots/ Onions, Chilly, Chopped Ginger- Garlic and saute until the Onion turns transparent.
  • Add Chilly Powder and Corriander Powder into it and stir well till the raw smell goes.
  • Add Water,Salt, Goraka and Turmeric Powder and allow to boil for 10 minutes.
  • When the Gravy gets thick add the fish  and Soya sauce.
  • Cover the pan with a lid and allow to cook for 10 minutes.
  • When the fish is cooked, remove from fire. Adjust seasoning.
  • Sprinkle Fenugreek powder and add Curry leaves and remaining Coconut Oil. 
  • Serve hot with Rice.

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