PULSE Recipes Seer Fish White Curry | Cooking with Aunty D

Seer Fish White Curry | Cooking with Aunty D

2023 Aug 20

Lip-smackingly delicious, you can’t go wrong with this Seer Fish White Curry that brings an extra oomph to your lunch spread!

Here’s how you make it!



Seer Fish 250 g 

Salt 1 tsp  

Turmeric 1 tsp

Pepper 1/2 tsp

Chilli Powder 1 tsp

Curry Powder 1/2 tsp

Oil 1 tsp 

Cardamom 3 nos.

Cinnamon 1/2 inch 

Tomato 1 large 

Big Onion 1 medium 

Red Onion 6 nos


Curry Leaves 

Fenugreek 1/4 tsp

Green Chilli 2 nos 

Red Chilli 4 nos

Thin Coconut Milk 1 cup 

Thick Coconut Milk 1 cup 

Ginger + Garlic Paste 1 tsp




First, rub the seer fish with salt, pepper, turmeric, chilli powder and curry powder, and leave it aside.

Add oil to a pot and add cardamom, cinnamon, sliced big onion, red onion, rampe, curry leaves, fenugreek and fry. 

Next add tomato,green chilli and red chilli to the same. 

Add turmeric and mix again.

Then add the marinated seer fish to the pot and stir well.

Next, add thin coconut milk and thick coconut milk and stir again.

Once it starts to simmer, add the ginger and garlic paste and close the pot with a lid. 

Turn off the flame and finish off the dish with a squeeze of lime juice. Enjoy!


Aunty D is a full-time mom working a little magic in the kitchen whenever she’s got time on her hands. She brings to you easy and fast recipes with a twist of Sri Lankan spices and cooking techniques. Get Cooking!