Fish, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Karimeen Fry / Pearl Spot Fish Fry

Ingredients: 1 large or 2 small karimeen / pearl spot fish, cleaned5-6 shallots6-8 garlic cloves1/2 tsp fennel seeds1/2 tsp pepper corns2 1/2-3 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powderjuice of 1/2 lemonsalt to taste3 sprigs curry leavescoconut oil, as required for frying Preparation: Clean the pearl spot thoroughly and make slits on each side of the […]

Fish, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Meen Thala Curry / Fish Head Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg meen thala / fish head3-4 kudampuli pieces / gambooge1 tbsp ginger, crushed1 tbsp garlic, crushed4 green chillies1 sprig curry leaves2- 2 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder3/4 tbsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 big tomato, chopped1 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp fenugreek seeds1 green chilli, finely chopped3 shallots, sliced1 tsp ginger, finely chopped1 tsp […]

Fish, Non Veg, Seafood

Fish Kurma / Fish Korma

Ingredients: 300 gm fish10 shallots2 + 3 slit green chilliessmall piece + 1 tsp ginger5 + 5 garlic cloves3-4 mint leaves1/4 cup coriander leaves1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 1/2 tsp coriander powder3/4 tsp pepper powder2 small onions, slicedsmall piece cinnamon2 cloves1 cardamom1/4 tsp fennel powder1/2 tomato, sliced3/4 cup semi thick coconut milk (2nd extract)1/4 cup grated […]

Fish, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta, Seafood

Mathi Choru / Sardine Masala Rice

Ingredients: cooked matta rice, as required8-10 sardines / mathi1 tbsp chilli powder3/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp pepper powder5-6 shallots, sliced1 sprig curry leavessalt to tastecoconut oil, as required Preparation: Cut and clean the sardines and marinate them with chilli powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder and salt and keep it aside for 20-30 minutes. Heat coconut […]

Fish, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Netholi Fry / Fried Anchovies

Ingredients: 250 gm netholi fish / anchovies, cleaned1 tbsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp pepper powder1 tsp ginger-garlic paste1/2 tsp lemon juicesalt to taste2 sprigs curry leavesoil, as required for frying Preparation: In a bowl, add chilli powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder, ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice, salt and little water and make a thick […]

Fish, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Avoli (Pomfret) Mulakittathu

Ingredients: 1 big pomfret / avoli (3/4-1 kg)3 shallots, sliced1/2 tbsp ginger, sliced1 tbsp garlic, sliced1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder (adjust to your spice level)1/2 tsp turmeric powder2-3 kudampuli /gambooge, soaked in little water2 sprig curry leaves2 pinch fenugreek seedssalt to taste2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cut the pomfret into pieces, clean it and […]

Fish, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Mathi Pori / Sardine Fry With Coconut

Ingredients: 300-350 gm sardines/ mathi, cleaned1 1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp chilli powder3/4 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp fennel powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder10-12 shallots1/2 cup grated coconut1 tbsp crushed red chilli1/2″ piece ginger, crushed5 garlic cloves, crushed1 sprig curry leaves, chopped3 tbsp tamarind juicesalt to taste3-4 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Clean the sardines and make slits […]

Fish, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Sardine Coconut Curry with Tapioca / Mathi – Kappa Thenga Aracha Curry

Ingredients: 1 – 1 1/2 cup tapioca, cut into 2 inch long pieces1/2 kg sardines / mathi1 1/4- 1 1/2 cup grated coconut2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder3 shallots, sliced3 green chillies, slit1- 1 1/2 tsp ginger, thinly sliced2 sprigs curry leavesgooseberry sized tamarindsalt to taste Preparation: Clean and cut the […]

Fish, Food, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Thenga Aracha Meen Curry / Fish Curry in Coconut Paste

Ingredients: 350 gm fish (I used pomfret)3/4 cup grated coconut4 shallots, thinly sliced3/4 tsp ginger, sliced2 green chillies, slit2 1/2 -3 tsp kashmiri chilli powdera pinch of fenugreek powder1-2 gamboge / kudampuli, torn into pieces2 sprig curry leaves1/4-1/2 tsp pepper powdersalt to taste1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cut the fish into pieces, clean it and […]

Fish, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Ambazhanga Meen Curry / Hog Plum Fish Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg fish, cleaned4 hog plums / ambazhanga ( more or less depending on the sourness)2 big tomatoes, chopped4 green chillies1 tsp red chilli powder1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2-1 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 cup grated coconut4 shallots1/2-1 tsp fennel seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste For Tempering: 4 shallots, sliced1 sprig curry leaves3 tbsp […]