Fish

Varutharacha Meen Curry/ Fish in Roasted Coconut Gravy

Varutharacha Meen Curry/ Fish in Roasted Coconut Gravy

Ingredients Shark or Ray – 1 kg cut into pieces Onion – 1 sliced Ginger – 1 tbsp chopped Green chillies – 3 slit Curry leaves – 3 sprigs Kudampuli/ Gambooge – 4 pieces Water – 2 cups Salt – to taste Oil – 2 tbsp For

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Meen Peera/ Fish and Coconut Stir-fry

Meen Peera/ Fish and Coconut Stir-fry

Ingredients Small variety Fish – 1/2 kg cut into pieces Shallots – 12 sliced Ginger – 1/2″ piece chopped Curry leaves – 2 sprigs Kudampuli/Gambooge – 2 pieces Water – 1/4 cup Salt – to taste Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp Coconut oil – 1 1/2 tbsp

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Meen Vattichathu/ Kottayam Fish Curry

Meen Vattichathu/ Kottayam Fish Curry

Remember the ‘Red-hot Kerala Fish Curry’ Arundhati Roy had described in her Booker Prize winning novel “The God of Small Things”…?  ‘Meen Vattichathu’ is something Kerala Christians, especially those from Central Kerala love to have everyday with hot rice!  This mouth-watering fish curry is usually prepared in

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Unakka Chemmeen Chammanthi/ Dry Prawns Chutney

Unakka Chemmeen Chammanthi/ Dry Prawns Chutney

‘Unakka Chemmeen Chammanthi’ is a very tasty chutney which is usually served with ‘kanji’ or ‘rice porridge’.  It is so easy to prepare and is a great side dish for rice too! Ingredients Dried Prawns – 1 cup Grated coconut – 2 cups Dry red chillies –

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Karimeen Roast/ Pearl Spot Roast

Karimeen Roast/ Pearl Spot Roast

‘Karimeen Roast’ is my MIL’s special fish recipe.  She preferred making this delectable roast whenever we bought Karimeen at home!  I have never seen anyone making this type of  ‘Fish Roast’.  So, I want to share with you all this very tasty dish which goes well with

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Prawns Curry/ Chemmeen Curry

Prawns Curry/ Chemmeen Curry

‘Prawns curry’ is a yummy dish which is so easy to prepare.  You can serve it with rice, pulao, chapathi, paratha, bread, appam or idiyappam.  If ‘kudampuli’ is not available, substitute it with tamarind paste or tomatoes. Ingredients Prawns – 1/2 kg Onion – 1 sliced Ginger

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Fish Pickle

Fish Pickle

My dear friend Bharathy had asked for the recipe for ‘Fish Pickle’.  But due to some inconvenience I couldn’t post it immediately.  Anyways here is the recipe for the lip smacking ‘Fish Pickle’.  It is a hit in my family and I think many of my readers

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Fish Moly/ Karimeen Moly/ Fish Stew

Fish Moly/ Karimeen Moly/ Fish Stew

‘Fish Moly’ is a Kerala Christian delicacy which is made as a breakfast dish and served with appam or bread on occasions like Christmas, New Year and Easter.  It is also an important dish served as the first course for lunch and dinner during marriages, baptisms, engagements

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Karimeen Curry/Fish Curry with Pearl Spot

Karimeen Curry/Fish Curry with Pearl Spot

‘Karimeen Curry’ is an authentic Kerala Fish Curry.  It is one of the tastiest Fish Curries I have ever made!  I usually make it with Mangoes but you can also use Kudampuli, Tamarind or Tomatoes.  It goes very well with rice, rotis and bread.  So dear friends

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Sweet and Sour Fish

Sweet and Sour Fish

Ingredients Fish fillet – 200 gm Onion – 1 small Carrot – 1/4 cup Zucchini – 1/4 cup Capsicum – 1/4 cup Pineapple – 1/4 cup Tomato – 1 Ginger – 1″ piece chopped Garlic – 1 chopped Water – 1 cup + 1/4 cup Corn flour

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