FISH CURRY/ chepala Kura

South Indian style fish curry without tamarind. Simple dish calls few ingredients like onion chilies & few spices. Quick view in to the recipe.


Onion- 2 big

Fish – half kilo
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
Oil – 2 to 3 tbsp

Salt to taste
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Green chillies – 2 split into two

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Chilli powder – 1 tbsp

Coriander powder- 1 tsp

Garam masala powder- 1/4 tsp

Coriander leaves for garnish


1. Chop onions and chillies.

2. Wash and clean fish pieces with salt and turmeric. Rub turmeric & salt and keep aside.

3. Coarsely grind cumin seeds and onion pieces in a mixer jar.

4. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. Add ground onion paste & green chillies. Saute until translucent.

5. Add ginger garlic paste. Saute.

6. Add salt, turmeric and chilli powder.

7. Mix well. Add fish pieces to it. Let it fry. Gently flip after 2 minutes. Let it cook on the other side too.

8. Sprinkle coriander powder and garam masala powder.

9. Garnish with cilantro leaves.

10. Serve hot with rice.

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2 thoughts on “FISH CURRY/ chepala Kura

  1. Wonderful presentation

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