How to Make Meen Manga Curry | Kerala Fish Curry with Raw Mango

Meen Manga Curry | Kerala Fish Curry with Raw Mango

Meen Manga Curry

Kerala style fish curry with raw mango.
Cooking Time: 30 to 35 minutes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Serves: 3 to4
Ingredients:

  1. Fish,medium size pieces- 400 gms
  2. Garlic,finely chopped – 1/2 tsp
  3. Ginger ,finely chopped – 1 tsp
  4. Shallots,sliced – 2 tbsp
  5. Curry leaves – few
  6. Raw Mango,sliced – 1 medium (depending on the sourness you many need more or less)
  7. Green chilies,cut vertically – 2 ( or according to taste)
  8. Water – or as required
  9. Salt – to taste
  10. Coconut oil – as required

For coconut paste:

  1. Grated coconut- 1/2 cup
  2. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  3. Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  4. Kashmiri chili powder – 1 to 1.5 tsp( according top taste)
  5. Water – as required

For Tempering:

  1. Coconut oil- as required
  2. Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp
  3. Curry leaves – Few
  4. Shallots,sliced – 2

Instructions:

  • In a blender,combine together all the ingredients listed under " For coocnut paste" and grind to form a smooth paste.Keep aside.
  • Heat oil a manchatti/clay pot.Add garlic,ginger,shallots,curry leaves,raw mango and green chilies.Saute for about 30 seconds.Next add the prepared coconut paste and required amount of water.Add salt to taste.
  • Bring this to a boil.Add the fish and mix gently.Cover and cook over medium flame, until fish is done and the gravy turns thick.
  • Once the gravy turns thick.Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds.Let it splutter.
  • Add curry leaves and shallots and saute until it turns golden brown.Add this to the curry.Switch off the flame,cover and let stand for atleast 10 minutes before serving.
  • NOTES
    • As the curry cools,it will thicken further.Therefore adjust the amount of water according to the consistency required.