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Pearl Spot Mappas

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Pearl spot fish tempered and cooked in coconut milk.

This recipe is contributed by Member Renjini Selvan .

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 4

Pearl Spot Mappas

Main Ingredients

Pearl Spot (karimeen) , Coconut oil




Main Course-Seafood

Level Of Cooking



  • Pearl Spot (karimeen) cut into small pieces
    1/2 kilogram
  • Coconut oil
    2 tablespoon
  • Mustard seeds
    1 tablespoon
  • Curry leaves
    a few
  • Onion chopped
    1/2 kilogram
  • Ginger chopped
    1 tablespoon
  • Green chilli chopped
  • Turmeric powder
    1/2 tablespoon
  • Salt
  • Thin coconut milk
    1 cup
  • Thick coconut milk
    1/2 cup
  • Fenugreek powder roasted
    1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat oil in anon-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 2

Add curry leaves, onion, ginger and green chillies. Mix well and saute till onion is soft.Add turmeric powder, salt and thin coconut milk. Stir to mix and bring it to a boil.

Step 3

Add fish pieces and mix well. Cook till the fish is soft. Reduce the heat and add thick coconut milk and fenugreek powder.Mix well and remove from heat. Serve hot.

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