Keralan fish roast Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Keralan fish roast is a popular dish from the coastal region of Kerala, India. It is a flavorful and spicy dish made with marinated fish fillets, roasted to perfection. The fish is marinated in a blend of aromatic spices, including turmeric, red chili powder, coriander, and cumin. It is then pan-fried until crispy and served with a tangy tomato and onion gravy. This dish is a perfect combination of flavors and textures, making it a favorite among seafood lovers.

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Keralan fish roast

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Ingredients for Keralan fish roast Recipe

  • 125 gram Fish Fillets
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 3/4 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • as required A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/2 Onions, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Green Chilies, Slit
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Keralan Fish Roast Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Clean and marinate the fish fillets with turmeric, red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, ginger-garlic paste, and lemon juice.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry the marinated fish fillets until golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 3.In another pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, chopped onions, and green chilies. Saute until the onions turn golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for a minute. Then, add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. Cook until the tomatoes are soft and mushy.
  • STEP 5.Add water and bring the gravy to a boil. Simmer for a few minutes until the flavors are well combined.
  • STEP 6.Place the fried fish fillets in the gravy and cook for a few more minutes until the fish is fully cooked and the flavors are infused.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to marinate the fish for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to penetrate.
  • Use a non-stick pan for frying the fish to prevent sticking and ensure even cooking.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference by adding more or less chili powder.
  • You can also add coconut milk to the gravy for a creamy texture.
  • Serve the fish roast with a side of coconut chutney or raita for a refreshing accompaniment.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover fish roast can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the fish roast in a pan or microwave until heated through before serving.
  • Serve the fish roast as a main course with steamed rice or roti, along with a side of salad or vegetable curry.
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat< 1 g Protein3 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp