Pearl Spot Mappas Recipe - Pearl spot fish tempered and cooked in coconut milk.

This recipe is contributed by Member Renjini Selvan .

Main Ingredients : Pearl Spot (karimeen) , Mustard oil

Cuisine : Kerala

Course : Main Course_Seafood

Pearl Spot Mappas

Pearl Spot Mappas Recipe - How to make Pearl spot fish tempered and cooked in coconut milk.


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Pearl Spot (karimeen) cut into small pieces1/2 kilogram

  • Mustard oil 2 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Curry leaves a few

  • Onion chopped 1/2 kilogram

  • Ginger chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green chilli chopped 2/3

  • 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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