Sunday, May 19, 2013

meen aviyal/meen peera

By on 12:59 PM

A tradional Kerala dish,thia z our kottayam special item ;) Meen Peera/Meen aviyal is usually made with small fish such as kozhuva/natholi,Small sardines


½ kg kozhuva/anchovies
2 cups grated coconut
10 button onions
½ inch ginger (sliced)
6 garlic cloves (sliced)
3 green chillies (sliced)
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
1 stalk of curry leaves
Salt to taste
3 pieces of cocum/kudam puli (soaked in water)/u can use raw mango also
1 cup water
2 teaspoon coconut oil


1 Clean and cut the kozhuva/anchovies into small pieces.
2 Crush coconut, button onions, ginger, garlic and green chillies.
3 Mix these with turmeric powder, curry leaves, salt and fish in a clay pot.
4 Add the cocum and one cup of water and bring to boil.
5 Lower the heat and allow the mixture to get dry.
 Pour coconut oil n curryleaves on top and remove from fire.

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  1. it turned out good!!!itta,do u have recipe for meen mulakku curry

    1. Thankyu shakira 4 tryinggg :) happy 2 knw ur feedback..if u have a pic..plz send... "ll poste meen mulakitta recpe soon dear may be 2morw or day after 2morow :)

    2. itta,thanx for replying,not gud at photography,else wud have posted,but will try to in my next trial.anyway u r one of my inspiring powers,both in cooking and in crafts,may allah bestow his blessings on u,ameen!!!bye

  2. thanks lot dear Shakira :) am jus a begginner dear ! :)..aameen summa aameen..keep in touch :D