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Fish Curry Recipe for Babies, Toddlers and Kids with Coconut Milk | Fish Recipes

Fish curry - mildly spiced fish curry for babies, toddlers and kids with coconut milk.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Non-Veg
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Kalyani


  • Coconut Milk - 1 cup
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt - as required
  • Water - as required

To Temper

  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 2 sprig
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp

To Marinate

  • Fish  - 3 Fillets around 600 gms
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • To roast and grind
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Corainder seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger - 1 small piece
  • Garlic - 3 cloves
  • Green chilli - 1
  • Small onions - 10 or big onion - 1 medium sized
  • Tomato - 1 big sized
  • Grated Coconut - 1 tbsp optional


  • Keep all the ingredients ready. Peel onions & garlic. Chop the ginger & tomatoes roughly and slit the  chillies. Heat a tsp of oil and add cumin seeds, coriander seeds. Roast them for a minute. Then add green chilli, ginger and garlic. Saute them until garlic turns slightly brown. Then add onions and fry them nicely until transparent.
  • Then add tomatoes in and fry it till turns mushy. Now add grated coconut if using and mix well. Switch off the flame once done and cool it down.
  • Then grind with little water to make a fine paste. Set this aside.Wash the fish pieces well and marinate with turmeric powder and salt for at least 10 minutes.
  • Heat a kadai with oil and add the items to temper. saute for a minute. Then add the ground paste and mix well. Now add the red chilli powder along with salt.
  • Mix everything for a minute. Adjust with water if needed. Boil the curry in medium flame 5 minutes. Then add the marinated fish pieces in and cook it for 5 more minutes.
  • Then add coconut milk and cook it further until the curry becomes thick. Switch off the flame once the fish pieces are cooked well and everything comes together.


Serving: 4g