Kanyakumari Fish Curry Without Oil

Coconut-y and yummy, this fish curry tastes surprisingly delicious minus the oil. A fish curry made with coconut, tamarind, mild spices and absolutely no oil. Just the perfect dish for those who keeping a tab on their diet. 

ngredients Of Fish Curry Without Oil

  • 1 Whole fish (any would do – king fish,sardines etc)
  • 1 cup Coconut scrapping
  • 1 tsp Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper cones
  • 2-3 Shallots or onions
  • Few Curry leaves
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 2 medium Tomatoes
  • 2-3 Tamarind sticks
  • 1 medium Lemon

How to Make Fish Curry without Oil

  • 1. Soak tamarind in 1 cup of water.
  • 2. Chop the green chillies, tomatoes. Peel the shallots. Keep all aside.
  • 3. Grind the coconut, chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric, pepper cones into a paste.
  • 4. Add shallots to this paste and blend grind again to make a coarse paste.
  • 5. Filter the impurities and strain the tamarind water in a bowl.
  • 6. In a pan add the coconut-shallot paste, tamarind water, green chillies, tomatoes, salt. Bring to simmer.
  • 7. Now add the fish and curry leaves. Mix well.
  • 8. Let it simmer for about 10 minutes. Serve.


You can serve fish curry with Chapati, Paratha or even Rice.

Kanyakumari style Fish curry – Homemade

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