Recipes - Kanne Nivoll (Lady Fish Curry)


12-15 medium size kane (Lady Fish)

1 fried onion

Oil as required


For Masala:

1 tbsp coriander

1 tsp jeera

¼ tsp turmeric power

½ tsp omum (ajwan)

10 pepper corns

6 red chillies

3 kashmiri chillies

4 tbsp coconut

1 medium onion

3 flake of garlic

A small ball of tamarind

Salt to taste



Clean the fish put salt and turmeric keep aside for 15 minutes and again clean it.  Grind the masala ingredients to a fine paste.  In a vessel put oil, fry the onions till light brown, remove and keep the fried onion.  In the remaining oil put masala and fry for a few minutes, add enough water curry should be thick, when the curry starts to boil put fish and enough salt, boil for a few minutes, finally add fried onion.  

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Comment on this article

  • Sandeep D Mello, Coventry

    Tue, Jun 06 2017

    I tried this recipe last week and it was delicious!!!
    Thanks for the recipe

  • premila, Mangalore

    Fri, Feb 19 2016

    I tried this recipe and it was delicious, thanks for sharing.

  • Brenda Dsouza, Mangalore/Dubai

    Sun, Feb 14 2016

    Dear Sarita, I tried your recipe, came out really well, very clear instruction, thanks !!

  • devina, mangalore

    Thu, Dec 19 2013

    Thank you Sarita, I prepared ur recipe- kane nivoll and relished my meal and got lots of appreciation from my family and friends. Tq ,God bless u.

  • RoseMary, Mangalore/Dubai

    Sat, Dec 01 2012

    Dear Editor,
    Nice yummy recipes..very educative for beginners too. Please some spicy recipes for this cold season!!

  • cynthia fernandes, Mumbai/Dammam

    Sat, Dec 01 2012

    i tried this recipe, it was lovely, Thank you for sharing it.

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