Fish Mango Curry l Netholi Curry


Netholi / Anchovies – 1/2 kg

Raw Mango – 1


Grated coconut – 1 cup

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Chilli powder – 2-3 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Pearl onion – 3

Garlic – 1 clove


Pearl onion, chopped – 2 tbsp

Ginger, chopped – 2 tsp

Curry leaves

Coconut oil


nethili curry


Clean the fish. Grind all the ingredients as above. Set aside.

Cut raw mango into pieces. Keep this aside.

Heat oil in an earthen pot. Saute pearl onion, ginger, and curry leaves. When it becomes light brown in color, add ground ingredients that is set aside.

Saute until raw smell of the ground ingredient leaves. Add little water, mango, and salt. Allow it to boil.

When the mangoes are cooked, add anchovies. After 3-4 minutes, switch off the stove. Pour 2 tsp coconut oil and curry leaves over the curry.

Note – This fish gets cooked fast, so 3-4 mins only needed.

If the fish you use for cooking takes long to cook, use mangoes and fish together while cooking.

If the mangoes are not sour, use kodampuli/gambooge.

7 thoughts on “Fish Mango Curry l Netholi Curry”

  1. this is one of my most favourite Kerala style fish recipe. the tang and the spices…oh so perfect with rice.

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