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Fish, Turmeric and Coconut Milk Curry

by Safira Adam
on 7th October 2019
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This is a fragrant, flavoursome recipe that is really quick and easy to make. It is perfect as a mid week meal

Fish, Turmeric and Coconut Milk Curry

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  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 4-6 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 red chilli, chopped finely
  • 1.5 tbsp lemongrass paste
  • 1 tbsp Madras curry powder
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Handful of coriander, chopped (stems included)
  • 400g tin coconut milk
  • 450g fish (I used cod)
  • 1 lime (juice only)
Prep Time


  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat, then add the onions. Cook for 7 -8 minutes until just golden

  2. Meanwhile add the garlic and ginger to the blender with a splash of water. Blend till pureed and add to the onions along with the red chilli. Cook for 1 – 2 minutes

  3. Stir in the lemongrass paste, madras curry powder, tomato puree, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric, salt and pepper and coriander. Turn the heat down slightly and cook for 5 minutes. Add a little water if the spices are sticking

  4. Add the coconut milk and honey. Bring to the boil, then turn the heat down and allow to simmer for 2 – 3 minutes before adding the fish

  5. Cover the pot and cook 5 – 10 minutes until the cod is cooked

  6. Squeeze over the lime juice and enjoy with rice or your favourite side dish

Safira Adam

Safira Adam is a full time blogger, photographer and mum of two. She has been working as a food blogger for a year and shares recipes, nutritional information and posts about events she has attended. She is currently studying Nutrition, Herbalism and Unani TIbb (Ancient Greek Medicine).
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