Mangalore Fish Curry Recipe

Creamy and full of flavour, this Mangalorean Style Fish Curry will surely satisfy your taste buds. You can pair it up with Dosa, Parathas or Steamed Rice.

Monika Manchanda
Mangalore Fish Curry Recipe
2011 ratings.

Creamy Mangalore Fish Curry is one of my favourite ways to eat fish. It is fantastic paired with neer dosa, sanas or steamed rice. The spices are well balanced with the coconut milk to make this delightful Konkan curry.

Serve Mangalore Fish Curry along with Neer Dosa, Steamed Rice or Appams for a perfect Mangalorean Meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Fish Recipes such as

  1. Goan Lady Fish Curry Recipe
  2. Meen Peera Recipe
  3. Kerala Style Fish Curry Recipe


Cuisine: Mangalorean
Course: Lunch
Diet: Non Vegeterian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M


4 Servings


  • 500 grams King fish , sliced
  • 1 Onion , very finely chopped
  • 4 Green Chillies , slit
  • 3/4 cup Coconut milk
  • Cooking oil , as required
  • 2 tablespoons Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli powder
  • 25 grams Tamarind
  • 1 tablespoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Curry leaves , Handful
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Mangalore Fish Curry Recipe

  1. To begin making the Mangalore Fish Curry Recipe, smear the cleaned fish with salt and turmeric and keep it aside.

  2. Soak tamarind in warm water and keep aside.

  3. In a heavy bottomed pan, heat oil and sauté the onions and chillies till the onions are golden brown. Keep stirring so that the onions don't burn.

  4. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder and sauté further for 1 minute.

  5. Extract juice of the soaked tamarind and add to the onion mixture. Sauté further for 2-3 minutes.

  6. Reduce the heat and add coconut milk along with 3/4 cup of water. Bring to a boil and reduce the heat.

  7. Add fish and cook till done. Add the curry leaves and turn off the heat, serve hot.

  8. Serve Mangalore Fish Curry Recipe along with Neer Dosa, Steamed Rice or Appams for a perfect Mangalorean Meal.

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Last Modified On Monday, 26 November 2018 10:29
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