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Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Meen Porichu Mulakittathu/ Spicy Fried Fish Curry


1/2 kg fish, cleaned and cut into pieces
2 onions, chopped
1 big tomato, chopped
2-3 green chillies, slit
1 tbsp crushed ginger and garlic
2 sprigs curry leaves
lemon sized tamarind
1 1/2- 2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
few coriander leaves, chopped
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds

  1. Clean the fish pieces and marinate it with 1/2- 1 tbsp chilli powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and salt.
  2. Soak tamarind in 1 cup water , extact its juice and keep it aside.
  3.  Heat oil in a pan and fry the marinated fish pieces and keep them aside.
  4. Heat oil in another pan or manchatti/ earthern pot and splutter mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds.
  5. Add chopped onions and saute well. Then add green chillies, crushed ginger and garlic, tomato and curry leaves and saute well.
  6. Add 1 tbsp chilli powder, coriander powder and 1/4 tsp turmeric powder mixing with little water and saute for 2 minutes. Add tamarind extract and enough salt  and allow to boil.
  7. Now add fried fish pieces and coriander leaves into the pan. When it boils, remove from flame and serve hot...


  1. colour and texture of the gravy proves its taste...so tempting, happy to follow you!

  2. Droolworthy fried fish kuzhambu, loved it...

  3. like the curries without coconut..

  4. Yummy drool worthy curry,adipoli.

  5. Mouthwatering here, super catchy and eye pleasing fish curry.

  6. mom makes fish curry with fried fish, the texture is awesome and finger licking

  7. My mom makes a similar dish. Looks very yum :)

  8. Thanks all for your comments :)


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