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Quick & Easy Coconut Fish Curry

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Meena, www.hookedonheat.com


  • 2 tbsp light cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 bones fish fillets (any white fish) cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 medium-sized tomatoes cut into wedges
  • a handful of finely chopped coriander leaves for garnish


  • Heat oil in a pan and sauté garlic and onions till lightly browned and tender. Add in spices, and fry for a few seconds.
  • Add in the coconut milk, season with salt and pepper, and let it come to a slight boil.
  • Add in the the pieces of fish and tomatoes, and let it simmer for another 6-7 minutes till the fish is completely cooked through.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with a side of plain rice and a tossed salad.