Recipes - Pomfret Curry (Mangalorean Style)


1/2 kg. pomfrets

To Grind:
1/2 grated coconut
1-2 tbsp. coriander
1 tsp. cumin (jeera)
1 pinch mustard
1-2 flakes garlic
Tamarind (lime size)
1 big onion
3 short red chillies
4-5 red long chillies
7-8 pepper corns                                                                                                                       

1/2 tsp. turmeric


2 tbsp. oil
1 big onion (sliced)
1 big tomatoe (finely chopped)

Salt as per taste
1/2 cup coconut milk.


Clean and cut fish. Grind the masala ingredients with little water into a fine paste.  Heat oil in a vessel, fry half of the sliced onion till pink. Add tomatoe, fry well.  Add the ground masala and fry for few minutes. Mix the masala water and adjust the consistency of the gravy.  Add the remaining sliced onion and bring the gravy to a boil.  Add coconut milk and salt. Finally add fish and cook on slow fire till fish is cooked.  Serve hot with boiled rice.

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  • Lavina Mathias, Udupi, Udupi

    Fri, Nov 17 2017

    Dear Wilma, have a good day. I tried this recipe, it come out very nice & tasty. Thank you & God bless you. Please send us new awesome receipes

  • Rita, Germany

    Tue, Sep 24 2013

    @simple Bangalore ,do you mean shark Curry dry fish or fresh fish just let me know.

  • simple, Bangalore

    Mon, Sep 23 2013

    Can someone teach how to make Shark curry\ray fish sukhen? (mangalorean style)

    Thanks in advance

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