Kerala style fish curry or mean curry

Kerala Style Fish Curry  is a spicy curry. It is tasty to eat with rice and tapioca ( kappa ). Fish curry is a well known item among any other curry in India, especially Kerala.

Having fish dishes is good for bones, keeps the body healthy & strong. It contains lots of vitamins, minerals, calcium and other health benefits.

Let us see how to make fish curry


Ingredients Measurement
Fish ( any fish )   5 medium pieces
Kudampuli/ Gambooge   2 pieces
Garlic   6 clove(sliced)
Ginger   1 inch piece ( sliced )
Green chilies   3 nos slighted
Kashmiri chilly powder   1 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder   1/4 tsp
Coriander powder   1 tsp
Curry leaves   2 stalks
Mustard seeds   1 tsp
Fenugreek seeds   1/2 tsp
Shallots ( small onions)   5 nos ( sliced )
Coconut oil   4 tsp
Water   2 cup

Method of Preparation

Clean the fish with water and cut them into medium pieces.Soak Kudampuli in a cup of water and set aside.Take the earthen Pot (meenchatti), heat coconut oil and add mustard seeds. When they splutter add fenugreek seeds, curry leaves, small onions, sliced ginger and garlic and saute for 3 minutes.Add kashmiri chilly powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder and fry it for 2 minutes.Add the soaked kudampuli along with water and combine well. Add fish pieces and salt to this.Cover and cook for around 15 minutes on law flame and bring it to a boil. Do not stir the fish pieces with a spatula this might cause it to break. So the best way is to rotate the pan so that the fishes get coated in the masala with out breaking.After 15 minutes cook uncovered for some more time till the fish gets cooked.Tasty Red Fish Curry ( Kottayam ) is ready. Serve hot with rice.

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