We can make this fish masala in around 30 minutes.


Roasted onion, red chili and corriander seeds

Blended ingredients
Mustard, curry leaves, turmeric and spice powder
Sauted onion, green chili, tomato and c.leaves
Fish cooking in sauted ingredients and blended ingredients with tamarind juice


  1. 1/2kg fish
  2. 2 tbsp coconut oil
  3. 1tsp mustard seeds
  4. 1 onion thinly chopped
  5. 2 spring curry leaves & 2 slitted green chili
  6. 2 tomatoes finely chopped
  7. Pinch turmeric
  8. Little squeezed tamarind juice for taste
  9. Salt to taste
  10. Pinch all spice powder


  1. 2 tbsp coconut oil
  2. 1 onion thinly chopped
  3. 10 dry red chili
  4. 1-2tbsp corriander seeds
  5. 1 cup freshly grated coconut


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add dry red chili and corriander seeds then cook until golden. Remove from the fire and add grated coconut and little water in a blender then blend to make a fine paste.
  2. Add oil in the pan and mustard and sputter. Then add chopped onion, green chillies and curry leaves into the pan and saute it until it becomes golden. Add tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes become soft and mushy.
  3. Add the grated masala, tamarind juice and water. Allow it to boil when oil floats on the top add the fish for cooking.
  4. Allow to cook for 5 to 7 minutes in a medium flame then lastly add a pinch of all spice powder and stir carefully. Enjoy with chappati and boiled rice.

13 Comments Add yours

  1. Seems delicious! Thank you Suni! πŸ˜‰πŸŒΈπŸ’•

  2. sunipukadiyil says:

    Yes it will be better for chappati, porotta and even bread also! 😊
    Thank you Ribana! πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ’™πŸ’•

  3. This sounds wonderful!

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      Yes, Diane! Thank you! πŸ’™

  4. Winnie says:

    Looks and sounds yummy! πŸ˜‹πŸ’•

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      Thank you Winnie for your lovely interaction! πŸ˜ŠπŸ’•

      1. Winnie says:

        You’re very much welcome

  5. Gunjan Arora says:

    You are so versatile πŸ˜‡πŸŒΈ

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      Thank you my dear friend for your compliment! πŸ™πŸ’•πŸ˜Š

  6. Fergy. says:

    Two of my favourite things, fish and Indian cooking. This looks like an absolute beauty of a dish.

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      Taste is also delicious and a lot of dishes from Indian menu! Thank you for your time and words! 😊

      1. Fergy. says:

        I just love reading your pages and recipes.

      2. sunipukadiyil says:

        Thank you very much for your kind words!;😊

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