• Prep Time
    20 minutes
  • Cook Time
    40 minutes
  • Serving
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Allepey Fish Curry is an exotic recipe that is rich in aromatic flavors and has a stew kind of texture. This curry is also known as Paccha Mange keen or Thenga Paal Meen in Kerala. Alleppey is a tourist spot that is surrounded by freshwater lakes, these lakes are goldmines for local fishermen to harvest fresh fish. The place is also famous for its authentic local cuisine.

Alleppey Fish curry is traditionally cooked in an earthen pot also called chatty. This recipe is a simple and light combination of tangy raw mangoes infused with fresh coconut milk. The soft meat of fish when cooked in this flavorful curry, literally melts in the mouth. 

The Perfect Pairing/Best Combo

An ideal match to enjoy the heavenly Alleppey fish curry is with plain white rice and pappadam/papad for some crunch. You can also have it with appams.



    How to make Alleppey Fish curry at home

    Step 1

    Heat oil in a pan add freshly pounded ginger & sliced onion,

    Step 2

    Add slit green chili, peeled and diced raw mango, mix and cook till mango gets softened.

    Step 3

    Then add chili powder, curry leaves, shallots, & turmeric and combine well.

    Step 4

    Pour the fresh coconut milk and mix, simmer for 2-3 mins

    Step 5

    Then add fish pieces to the curry mix gently and cook for 2-3 mins

    Step 6

    Check for seasonings. Serve hot.

    Step 7

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