Konkani Salmon Curry

This recipe comes from the coastal region of Konkan of India. It is very simple and easy to make.

1 lb salmon, cut up in bite-sized pieces
1 can of coconut milk
1 medium onion, small diced
1 red chili
2 tbsp oil
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
2 tbsp coriander seeds
1 tbsp turmeric

salt to taste (about 1 tsp)


  1. Heat a small pan and dry roast the coriander seeds until they start turning brown. Crush them in a mortar or grind them in spice/coffee grinder. 
  2. Heat the oil in the medium pan.
  3. Add the mustard seeds. Once they start popping, add the onions and the red chili. Saute on medium heat until the onions are translucent and soft.
  4. Add coriander seeds powder and turmeric, and mix it well with the onions. This is your spice base.
  5. Add coconut milk, bring it to a boil and lower the heat. 
  6. Add salmon, bring it to a simmer and cook until it becomes flaky. Do not overcook.
  7. Add salt to taste.
Enjoy with rice!


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