Coconut Fish Curry (naadan)
Dishes like Coconut Fish Curry are quite popular in Kerala Cuisine where coconuts are plenty. Fish pieces cooked in a spicy aromatic coconut rich gravy is indeed awesome. Fish is nutritious loaded with ample nutritional requirements needed for the human body. Coconut Fish Curry with a natural blend of spices and an apt dose of tangy tamarind makes the dish a perfect delicacy with hot rice. Easy to prepare coconut fish curry is a traditional favorite that goes well with tapioca, rice etc. The spicy tangy flavor is tempting and definitely worth a try.Grated coconut is ground to a fine paste adding essential spices and seasoned in coconut oil along with other ingredients. Tangy tamarind is added and the mixture is diluted to make a curry base. Fish pieces are simmered in the mixture until gravy is thick and aromatic. Enjoy the dish.
Servings Prep Time
4people 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 30minutes
  1. Grind the coconut with the chilli,turmeric and corriander powders and make a fine paste. :-If you want the coconut to be seen in pieces then make a coarse paste.
  2. Heat the oil in a non-stick tawa. Break mustard seeds and put onions, green chillies and curry leaves.
  3. Make it half cooked.
  4. Pour the paste made of coconut and curry powders and heat well after adding tamarind juice.
  5. Add one cup water and boil and put the fish into the boiling mixture and make it boil again :-Add water if required.
  6. Reduce the flame and cook closed and slowly stir occasionally from sides as the fish may get scrambled if stirred forcefully.
  7. Happy cooking!!!