Mathi Thengapal Curry |Sardine in Coconut Milk

  • Yield: 1
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 30m
  • Cook Time: 30m
  • Ready In: 30m

Mathi Thengapal Curry | Sardine in Coconut Milk

Spicy mouthwatering fish curry in coconut milk

We can prepare Sardine in many ways like curry,stir fry,thick gravy,fry etc…Sardine curry in coconut milk is so delicious and goes well with rice,dosa etc…

Other tasty sardine recipes
Sardine with coconut milk (kudampuliyitta mahti curry)
Sardine in banan leaf(mathi pollichathu)
sardine pickle
mathi vattichathu
sardine coconut fry mathi peera)
Mathi curry

Health Benefits of Mathi(Sardine)

Sardine is a type of fish that can work wonders to enhance your health. We all know, fish is a healthy food, but eating sardines definitely has its own added benefits. Sardines are rich in Omega 3 fatty acids which helps in reducing LDL Cholesterol levels which in turn helps in reducing Heart problems. Omega 3 fatty acids also helps in making you hair healthy and shiny, its also makes your skin glow. Mathi (Sardine) has small bones which can be consumed easily which are rich sources of calcium for our bones.


1/2 kg of mathi
20 no of Shallots
2 no of Tomato large
2 tbsp. of Ginger garlic paste
2 spn. of Kashmiri chilli powder
1 spn. of Turmeric Powder
3 no of Kudam Puli(Gambogee)
3 springs of curry leaves
1 cup of Thick Coconut milk
Salt as required
1 tbsp. of oil


Step 01

Soak Gambogee (kudam puli) in hot water and keep aside.

Step 02

Heat oil in pan.

Step 03

Add ginger garlic paste,curry leaves and green chilli. Saute for 2 minute.

Step 04

Add chopped shallots and fry till golden color in low flame.

Step 05

Add finely chopped tomato and saute.

Step 06

When tomaotes became mushy,add turmeric powder chilli powder and salt.saute for 1 minute.

Step 06

Add kudam puli and fish.Add little amount of water(1 cup) and cook in medium flame.

Step 06

When fish gets cooked,add coconut milk and curry leaves.Mix well and cook for 2-3 minute in low flame

Step 06

Cover the lid and serve after 5 minutes.

Don’t forget to check out our other Kerala style Mathi(Sardine) recipes

1.Mathi Thengapaal curry
2.Mathi Peera
3.Kappa and mathi curry
4.Mathi Achar
Sardine Fry

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