Varutharacha Fish Curry

Varutharacha Fish Curry


  • Fish--1//2 kg
  • Vegetables used-drumstick,ladysfinger,brinjal
  • Tomatoes-1
  • Green chillies-2
  • Raw Mango -1
  • Grated coconut-1 cup
  • Shallots-8-10nos
  • Dry red chillies-3
  • Curryleaves-few
  • Fennel seed (perinjeerakam)-1 TSP
  • Coriander seeds- 1tblsp
  • Fenugreek seeds- 1/2 TSP
  • Black peppercorns-1 tblsp
  • Turmeric powder-1 tsp


Dry roast coconut with shallots,red chillies,curry leaves,fennel seeds,peppercorns,coriander seeds until dark brown.Add turmeric powder and switch off the stove.

Grind the roasted ingredients into a fine paste.


Cut the vegetables drumstick,ladysfinger,mango,tomato and green chillies. You can also use eggplant.

In a pan add oil and lightly roast fenugreek seeds Until golden brown.

To this add the grind masalas and vegetables and wait for it boil.

Once it boiled add the fish And let it cook in full flame for 15 to 20 min.

After 20 min, simmer the flame and close the pan with a lid slightly opened.

Finally add curry leaves and switch off the gas. Serve it with aappam or rice.


  • You can use tamarind instead of mango.
  • Using drumstick gives a nice flavour to the curry.

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