Duck Curry

Alapuzha style tharavu(duck) curry recipe.

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Duck
30 min
Recipe by Silpa Surendran
8 Reviews | Write a Review
  • Duck Curry

Duck Curry

Alapuzha style tharavu(duck) curry recipe.

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Read 8 reviews
Serves :
5 Adult(s)
Duck Curry


Duck - 1 kg
Onions(sliced) - 1/2 cup
Garlic pods - 18 nos
Vinegar - 2 tbsp
Cinnamon(Karugapatta) - 2 pieces
Thick coconut milk - 1 cup
Grated coconut - 2 cups
Thin coconut milk - 3 cups
For seasoning:


Step 1. Grind together coriander powder, chilly powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder, cinnamom pieces, cloves and cardamom pods to a fine paste.
Step 2. Heat oil in a pan.
Step 3. SautT onions and add ginger, garlic and green chillies.
Step 4. Add ground masala followed by duck pieces, vinegar and salt.
Step 5. Stir in the thin coconut milk.
Step 6. Cover the pan with a deep lid containing water.
Step 7. Add the potatoes when the meat is almost done.
Step 8. When the potatoes are cooked, add thick coconut milk and remove from fire.
Step 9. Heat oil and ghee in a pan.
Step 10. Add mustard seeds and when they crackle, add onions and curry leaves.
Step 11. Pour this into the duck curry.
Step 12. :- Serve Duck Curry hot.
Step 13. :- Enjoy the Duck Curry.

Superb!!! Yes it is really Alapuzha style duck curry. You made my day. Thanks a lot.

Sindu joseph

Excellent dish!!!! really tasty !!


really delicious !!!

santhosh augustin

Very good. Enjoyed the taste and it was superb

Girija Suresh

Superb. mouth watering delicious dish...i enjoyed the dish......hope you will also enjoy


Too good a recipe !!


I have not tried this receipe but just wanted to now the grated coconut 2 cups mentioned in the ingredients has to be grinded along with the masalas ??


This was a really good recipe. Excellent taste!

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