Meen Manga Curry (Fish Curry with Mango, Kerala Style)

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Meen Manga Curry (Fish Curry with Mango)

We didn’t meet here for a while right? Well I had been on vacation to my native Kerala. This time during visit I made sure that I had only Kerala nadan curries. I had so much of variety of traditional dishes that I am filled with memories of the same. So here is the first one which is coming to my mind. My Mother’s special Meen Manga Curry :-)


Meen Manga Curry Recipe


  • Fish – 500g cut into medium pieces
  • Onion – 1 (minced)
  • Ginger  garlic paste – 4 tsp
  • Green chilli – 4-5
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  • Raw mango – 1 medium sized
  • Thin coconut milk – 1 ¾  cup
  • Thick coconut milk – ¾ cup
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Oil – 5 tbsp
  • Salt



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  • Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add sliced onion and curry leaves and cook till onion becomes soft.

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  • Add green chilli, ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.
  • Add turmeric, coriander powder, salt and saute for a min.
  • Add sliced mango and saute for 2-3 min

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  • Add thin coconut milk  and wait till it starts boiling.
  • Add fish pieces and cook with the pan covered in low-medium heat till fish is cooked (Swirl the pan in between)

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  • Once fish is cooked add thick coconut milk
  • Cook for another 4-5 min in low flame. Switch of the stove.
  •  Pour 3 tbsp of oil over the curry prepared. Keep the pan closed for some time and serve hot with rice.



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    • Dear Preetha,

      Thanks for your good feedback. I too just love this recipe.

      Sure i will visit your webpages. Happy blogging :-)