Fish Curry With Kappa

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Executive Chef Shaikh Inamur Raheman shares this traditional recipe of Kerala
4.20 from 5 votes
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Total Time22 minutes
Served As: Brunch, Dinner
Recipe Cuisine Type: Homestyle Cooking, Sea Food, South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 2


  • Curry or fish ingredients for fish
  • 8 piece Fish â clean and cut into
  • small Onions cut length-wise â
  • 1 Tomato cut length-wise â
  • Ginger chopped – 1 tsp
  • 1/2 cup Coconut Milk â
  • Gamboges kodampuli – 4 pieces gamboges
  • 8 no Green Chillies cut length-wise â
  • leaves Curry
  • Garlic chopped – 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder â
  • 1 tsp Chilly Powder â
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder â
  • 1/2 tsp Fenugreek Powder â
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • Oil
  • Ingredients For Kappa ingredients for kappa
  • 1 kg Tapioca â
  • small no Onion â
  • Coconut grated
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder â
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds â
  • 5 no Green Chillies â
  • 8 leaves Curry nos
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • Oil for frying


  • Fish Curry Preparation - Heat 3 teaspoons of coconut oil in an earthen vessel. Put ginger and garlic. Sauté for some time.
  • Now add curry leaves and green chilies. Stir a bit. Add small onions and stir again
  • To this, add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and fenugreek powder. Stir well.
  • You may now add three cups of water and add Gamboges (Kodampuli) pieces. Now add salt.
  • When it starts to boil, add fish pieces and stir gently. Boil it till the curry becomes half thick
  • Add to this tomato pieces and cook for some more time. Proceed to add coconut milk. Stir gently.
  • Now add some curry leaves and three teaspoons of coconut oil. Your Fish Curry is ready
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  • Kappa Preparation
  • Remove the skin and cut the tapioca into small pieces. Place the pieces in a pressure cooker
  • Pour sufficient water and cook well. When it is cooked, drain the excess water.
  • Now add salt and curry leaves. To this, add the coconut paste made by grinding grated coconut, turmeric powder and cumin seeds, Stir well.
  • Pour a little oil and cover the vessel. Cook for some more time. Now you may mix the contents well and to this add two teaspoons of coconut oil.
    Fish Curry With Kappa - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Serve your Fish curry hot. Ideally, you may try it with Kappa (tapioca).

Recipe Notes

This traditional Kerala Recipe has been shared by  Executive chef  Shaikh Inamur Raheman from The Fog resort & Spa, Munnar, Kerala. With more than 17 years of experience,  Chef Raheman has already made his unique identity in Kerala’s hospitality industry. He has worked with various hotels and resorts both in Indian and abroad including   The Park Inn Oman, Hamdan Plaza Oman, Safeer international Kuwait, Club Mahindra Munnar, Quality Inn Aruna, Asoka Chennai.  We thank THE FOG RESORTS & SPA, MUNNAR for sharing this authentic recipe. The Fog Resorts is one of the best resorts of Munnar which provides amazing culinary and nature experience. 

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