Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry

Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry

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Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry | Using Coconut Milk | with step by step photos and video. A traditional spicy curry made with fresh shallots, tomatoes, spices and coconut milk. Make the delicious, easiest, and flavourful fish curry using this step by step recipe.

Fish curry is quite a staple dish in most of the Asian countries. It is made in various ways using locally produced spices and herbs. It’s quite true that we Indians love to make complicated curries with lots of different spices. Truth be told, we love playing with spices. And I love creating new blends, combinations, and exciting spice mixes. 

Which fish is best for Indian fish curry?

Being blessed with a long coastline, India is home to a brilliant variety of fish. There are so many different varieties of fish in the market, it’s easy to confuse one for the other. It’s only when you get down to cooking them do you realise that each has a unique flavour profile and cooking technique. I list down here some of the common fishes used in everyday cooking. Further, you can check out so many varieties and names of fish in this link.

  • King Fish
  • Cobia
  • Pomfret
  • Sea Bass
  • Mackerel
  • Snapper,
  • Trevally,
  • Pearl Spot,
  • Katla

How to make yellow snapper Indian fish curry?

Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry | Using Coconut Milk | with step by step photos and video. Such a delicious fish curry using coconut milk. Let us have a look at some of the ingredients that gives this curry the authentic taste. First of all, the main ingredient used in this dish is kokum(Kudampuli), that gives that sour taste. Another main ingredient used is the coconut milk. Try to use freshly extracted coconut milk for the recipe. Finally, do use coconut oil for that authentic taste.

Furthermore, I would like to highlight our other fish recipe collections.

Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry

Course: SidesCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes
Total time

40

minutes

Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry | Using Coconut Milk | with step by step photos and video. A traditional spicy curry made with fresh shallots, tomatoes, spices and coconut milk.

Recipe Video

Ingredients

  • 1 Kg Yellow Snapper Fish

  • 3 Kudampuli / cocum Pieces

  • 10 to 12 Shallots (Chopped)

  • Finely Chopped Ginger

  • 5 to 6 Garlic Pods

  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder

  • 3 tsp Chilli Powder

  • 3 tsp Coriander Powder

  • 2 tbsp Fish Masala

  • 3 to 4 Green Chilies

  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder

  • 2 cup of second and third extracted coconut milk

  • 1 Medium Tomato

  • Fresh Curry Leaves

  • Salt as needed

  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil

  • 3/4 cup 1st Extracted Coconut Milk

  • For Tempering
  • 11/2 tbsp Coconut Oil

  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds

  • 1/4 tsp Fenugreek Seeds

  • 2 Finely Sliced Shallots

  • Curry Leaves

Directions

  • Firstly, clean and wash 1 kg yellow tail snapper fish or any other fish of your choice. Cut it into medium pieces.Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry
  • Now, soak 3 medium size pieces of kudampuli in water and keep aside.Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry
  • Take a clay pot. Add chopped shallots, finely chopped ginger, 5 to 6 garlic pods, 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder, 3 tsp Kashmiri Chilli Powder, 3 tsp Coriander Powder, 2 tbsp Fish Masala, and 3 to 4 Green Chilies, and soaked kudampuli.Yellow Snapper Indian Fish CurryYellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry
  • Mix them using your fingers.Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry
  • Add salt for the curry and also 1/2 tsp freshly ground cumin powder.
  • Add in 2 cups of second & third time extracted coconut milk.Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry
  • Mix well and check for saltness.Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry
  • Keep it on the flame. Add some curry leaves and 1 tbsp coconut oil.Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry
  • Allow it to boil for 5 minutes.Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry
  • Add the cleaned fish pieces one by one. Place 1 medium size tomato in round cut.Yellow Snapper Indian Fish CurryYellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry
  • Cover and cook over medium flame for 10 minutes.Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry
  • Carefully mix the curry and add further, add 3/4 cup of freshly extracted first coconut milk.Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry
  • Mix and keep over low flame for 2 minutes.Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry
  • Cover and Remove the pot from flame.
  • For tempering, heat a pan. Add 11/2 tbsp coconut oil. Crackle 1 tsp Mustard Seeds and 1/4 tsp Fenugreek Seeds. Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry
  • Add finely Sliced Shallots. Fry until golden brown and add some fresh curry leaves.Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry
  • Add the hot temper into the fish curry.Yellow Snapper Indian Fish Curry
  • Mix and serve the curry with hot rice.

Notes

  • Try to use coconut oil for the traditional taste.
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