Fish Mappas Recipe

Fish Mappas Recipe
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Fish Mappas is a delicious recipe from South India that can be served on Pongal. Learn how to make/prepare Fish Mappas by following this easy recipe.
Fish Mappas Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 6
  • ½ kg Fish (King fish or Butter fish)
  • 2 medium-sized Onions, sliced
  • 6 Green Chilies, slit
  • 2-inch piece Ginger, chopped
  • 4 Garlic Pods, chopped
  • 2 tsp Vinegar
  • 12 Curry Leaves
  • 1½ cups Thin Coconut Milk
  • ¾ cup Thick Coconut Milk
  • 1 tbsp Kashmiri Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • ½ tsp Cumin Powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • 3 tbsp Oil
How to make Fish Mappas:
  • In a small bowl, prepare a paste of kashmiri chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, salt, and cumin powder, with 4 tsp water.
  • Heat oil in a pan and saute onions, green chilies, garlic, ginger and curry leaves together.
  • When the onions start turning purple, put masala paste in it (prepared earlier) and mix.
  • Now, put in thin coconut milk, vinegar and salt and mix. Cover it and let it boil.
  • When the mixture has boiled, put fish in it and let it cook for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • When the fish is tender and the gravy thickens, put thick coconut milk in it and let it cook on simmer flame for 3 minutes.
  • Remove from flame and serve hot with rice.