Peixe Caldine(Fish Caldine)

Peixe Caldine (Fish Caldine) or also known as Peixe Amarelo Caril(Yellow fish Curry) is a mild coconut based non-spicy fish curry that's yellow (amarelo) in color. Fish caldine is had along with rice. This curry is very much a kid friendly curry.
  • Passive
    0 minutes
  • Prep
    20 minutes
  • Cook
    15 minutes
  • Servings
    6 People


For the Curry:-
  • 1/2 cup Fresh grated coconut
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp Coriander seeds
  • 4 Garlic cloves (roughly chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 Onion (roughly chopped)
Other Ingredients:-
  • 4-5 Fish (Pomfret/Pompano)
  • 1/2 medium sized Onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 medium sized Tomato (finely chopped)
  • 2 Green chillies (slit )
  • 1 tbsp White Vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp sugar
  • Salt (as required)


  • 1 Clean and wash the fish.
  • 2 Cut fish lengthwise or into cubes. Apply 1/2 tsp salt and keep aside.
  • 3 In a mixer grinder, add the ingredients under 'For the Curry' . Add 1 cup hot water and grind till fine.
  • 4 Extract and strain the masala flavored coconut milk. This is the thick coconut milk.
  • 5 Next, grind the coconut again with 1 cup of hot water. Extract and strain the milk. This is the thin coconut milk. You will now have thick and thin coconut milk. Keep aside.
  • 6 In a vessel, add oil. Fry onion till soft. Next, fry tomato till soft.
  • 7 Add the thin coconut milk along with sugar. Let it cook for 5 minutes on medium heat.
  • 8 Add the fish along with green chilies. Cover and let cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • 9 Add the the thick coconut milk. Just shake the vessel lightly (Don't stir with spoon as the fish is flaky and may break ).
  • 10 Immediately, add the vinegar. Let the curry simmer for 2-3 minutes. (Don't allow it to boil as there are chances of the curry getting curdled due to the vinegar. So just shake the vessel lightly so as to not allow it to boil.)
  • 11 Fish caldine is ready.
  • 12 Serve hot with rice. Enjoy!!!

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