Smoked-Coconut Fish Curry

Smoked-Coconut Fish Curry


  • Fish-1//4 kg
  • Tomatoes-1
  • Green chillies-2
  • Coconut pieces -1 cup(10-12 pieces)
  • Shallots - 10-12 nos
  • Dry red chillies-3
  • Curry leaves-few
  • Fennel seeds (perinjeerakam)-1/2tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • Black peppercorns-1 tblsp
  • Turmeric powder-1 tsp
  • Criander powder - 2 tsp
  • Tamarind - lemon sized


Remove the skin of the coconut pieces. Arrange the them in a knife and show directly on fire.

Similarly do the same process for shallots.

Soak the tamarind in water.

Keep ready all the ingredients for grinding.

Grind all the ingredients to a fine paste.

In a clay pot dry roast the fenugreek seeds until dark brown.

Then add the ground mixture to it.Add required amount of water and salt.

Then pour the tamarind water.

Add the sliced tomato and green chillies.

Once the masala boils,add the fish.Let it cook in full flame for 5 min.

Simmer the flame after 5 min and cover it with a lid.

Finally add the curry leaves.Serve hot with rice.

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