Alleppey fish curry

Macchi Alleppey

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Appears in

Floyd's India

Floyd's India

By Keith Floyd

Published 2001

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This is a creamy and spicy dish with an intriguing sourness created by slices of unripe mango. It comes from Alleppey, a coastal town in Kerala.


  • 1 large red onion, finely diced
  • coconut oil
  • 2 small, unripe fresh mangoes, peeled and sliced
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  1. Blend the masala ingredients to a smooth paste with a little water. Fry the diced red onion in some coconut oil until golden brown. Add the masala paste and a little water and cook over a low heat until you have a nice rich, creamy sauce. Add the sliced raw mangoes and cook for a couple of minutes until the mango slices have softened, then add the fish cubes, season with