Thursday, May 27, 2010


Kuttanadan Fish Curry- Meen curry


Fish - 1 kg
Shallots - 10 nos
Garlic thinly sliced 1 tsp
Ginger thinly sliced 1tsp
Green chilly - 3
Red chilly powder - 2.5 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Fenugreek Powder - 1/2 tsp
Tamarind(Kudampuli) - 4 medium pieces
Salt to taste
Curry leaves

1. Clean and cut the fish into medium size pieces
2. In a small bowl mix all the powders with water to make a paste
3. Soak Kudampuli and keep it aside
4. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seed
5. When the mustard seeds start to splutter add shallots,green chillies,ginger ,garlic and curry
leaves.Saute it till they are soft
6. Add the prepared paste to the pan and fry on a low heat
7. Add the soaked Kudampuli and water .Bring it to boil
8.Add the Fish pieces and cook on a medium heat till the fish is cooked and gravy is thick
9.Before removing from the heat, add 1 tsp of oil to the curry

Delicious kuttanadan fish curry - meen curry is ready to be served.   

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