Kochi Style Fish Curry

Kochi Style Fish Curry is a good fish preparation from Ernakulam district of Kerala. Ingredients Any Big Fish - 1/2 kg Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp Red Chilly powder - 2 tsp Ginger - 1" piece Coconut - 1/2 of a coconut Green Chilly - 3 (split length wise) Small Onions - 10 Coconut Oil - 100g Kumkum Star (Kudum Puli) - 4 pieces Curry leaves - 2 stems Water - 2 and a half cup Salt - as to taste Method Grind coconut to a fine paste. Grind the turmeric and red chilly powder seperately. Grind ginger also separately. Crush the small onions also. When the oil gets heat up in a mud kadai, add the crushed onions and fry for some time. Add the grinded turmeric-chilly powders and ginger to this and saute for some more time. Add the green chillies and curry leaves also t this and saute. Add the grinded coconut and saute until oil seperates. Add the kumkum star, water and salt, boil the mixture. When the curry starts boiling add the fish pieces to this and cook on low flame until the gravy thickens.