0/0 steps made
  1. Karimeen Mappas or Kerala Pearl Spot curry is a typical Kerala curry often served as a breakfast side dish. It’s easy, tasty, and a must-try item.
  2. First of all clean the fish, make vertical cutting marks. It will help the masala to stick to the fish
  3.  For preparing marination masala, we  will mix 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon Chilly powder, 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder, Salt, and a tablespoon Lemon Juice to a paste
  4. Cover fish with masala
  5. Next, we will fry the fish 70%. Rest will be cooked in curry.
  6. Now we will prepare the masala for the curry.
  7. We will grind, Shallots, Garlic, Ginger, 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon Chilly powder, and 1 teaspoon Coriander powder with some water
  8. We will prepare the curry now, For that, you can heat some fresh oil or the same oil we used to fry fish
  9. Add a big onion sliced. Saute it for some time. Next, add Greem chilies and curry leaves
  10. When the Onion becomes semi-translucent, add tomatoes.
  11. When everything cooked well, add the Masala paste and enough salt.
  12. We will cook the mix till the water content evaporate little and the mix becomes a little dry
  13. Add Thin coconut milk (Randaam pal) and mix well. Let it boil
  14. When it starts to boil, add fried fish. Do not use Ladle or any spoon to mix it. The fish will break into pieces
  15. You can twist the pan with had to mix it. Close the pan with a lid and cook it for some more time
  16. We will add the Thick coconut milk (Onnam Pal) just before removing the curry from flame
  17. We will finish the curry by pouring some coconut oil over it.
  18. Karimeen mappas is ready. Enjoy it with Appam, Puttu, or Dosa