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Whole fish cooked in banana leaf is one of the delicacies of Kerala… I love cooking with whole fish; when the fish is wrapped in banana leaf and cooked, it gets even more exciting. One of the delicious ways of cooking fish in Kerala is by slightly pan frying the whole fish and then wrapping the fish covered with masala in banana leaf. This dish is called “Meen...

Shallow fried fish submerged in creamy coconut and tomato gravy, absolutely delicious… Every time I cook with fish, I try to make it differently. I’ve already shared the recipe for making so many different kind of fish curries. Fish is a staple food for non-vegetarians in Kerala. My family being a hard core non-vegetarians, either fish or meat will be...

Fish cooked in tomato and coconut gravy, mint leaves made this fish curry aromatic… I stepped out a bit from my comfort zone and made this fish curry. Whenever I make fish curry, I follow the usual Kerala style fish curry preparation methods. It gets hard for me to try a different kind of fish curry. So, this time I tried making the fish curry a little differently....

King fish cooked in coconut milk… I’ve already posted many South Indian recipes for making fish curries. In South India, fish being one of the staple foods can be cooked in different ways, in fact each district in Kerala has their own signature ways of making fish. Fish curries can be made with grated coconut or coconut milk or without adding it. In my...

Great way to turn fish into a fancy dish… This is more of an Indo Chinese dish, fish is made into fritters and then it’s stir fried in a sauce. Since I used tilapia which is a very mild tasting fish, I didn’t feel like I was eating fish. Tasted so delicious and this is quite a great way to serve fish. Fish Fritters in Tomato Sauce - Indo Chinese...

Fish and Okra did get along well, tasted delicious… I made this stir fry or roast with whiting fish, this fish tastes so delicious. This was the second time I am trying whiting, I loved the mild fish taste and the soft fleshy texture of it. I do love roasts better than fish curries. While making roasts, I pan fry the fish and then combine the fish with onions...

This is the 9th kind of fish curry that I am posting… I am happy dancing, how could I not? Guess what’s the temperature over here??? We are enjoying 25 degrees C temperature since yesterday, I feel like a bird freed from its cage. I am super excited and want to do all those outdoor activities that I haven’t done since December. Our bicycle and motorcycle...

Pepper Fish Gravy   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 25 mins   A flavourful and elegant blend of black pepper corns,pearl onions and coconut milk , which can be served as a great side dish for Chapatis or any kind of Rotis. Author: Shahina Rasi Recipe type: Curry Cuisine: Taste of Kerala Serves: 4 People Ingredients Fish(Preferably fleshy ones) : 3 to 4 pieces Pearl Onions : 4 to 5 Ginger : a medium size piece Garlic : 1 to 2 cloves Green Chilies : 2 Curry Leaves : 2 to 3 sprigs Crushed...

  While living in Kerala, I never had to and never bothered to know the english names of all the fishes we got there. After moving to the US, I did spend some time searching and learning about the english names of the fishes. If you are someone new to North America or going out of Kerala, you might find this helpful. These are some of the common fishes that...

My all time favorite fish curry… How many times have I mentioned that Kappa (Tapioca) and fish curry is a match truly made in paradise??? A gazillion??? I will keep on saying this, so please bare with me. If I hadn’t born and raised in Kerala I wouldn’t have admired this dish as much as I do now. As many of you know that Kerala food is spicy and...