Saturday, June 8, 2013

Kottayam style meen mulakittathu !

By on 2:12 PM

Kottayam style fish curry,This is my mother’s recipe,This fish curry can be left outside for 1-2 days and tastes better the next day.  Those of you who have never had success with a fish curry will find this recipe really useful. Do try it out sometime and tell me how you liked it. 

  • 1/2kg fish
  • 1/4cup chopped Shallots
  • 6-7 cloves Garlic sliced
  • 1" inch Ginger
  • 2no slit length wise Green chilly
  • 2-2.5 tbspn Kashmiri chilly powder
  • 1.5 tbspn Coriander powder
  • 1/2tespn Turmeric powder
  • 2 piece Kudampuli/Gambooge
  • 1 handful Curry leaves
  • 1/2tespn Fennugreek seed
  • needed Salt
  • needed Cocnut oil
  • 1 big Tomato

Cooking Directions
  1. Clean and cut the fish into medium pieces.
  2. Wash and clean the kudampuli. Soak Kudampuli in a cup of water and set aside.
  3. Roast Chilly powder,Coriander powder & turmeric powder few mins,dnt make it burn,
  4. grind it to paste by adding enough water & keep it aside
  5. Heat oil in a pan(Preferably mud pot) add fenugreek seeds, curry leaves and fry it for 30 seconds.
  6. Add small onions,sliced ginger and garlic and saute for 3-4 minutes.
  7. Add masala paste and saute it for 2 minutes.
  8. then add tomato pieces and cook till it smashed
  9. Add the soaked kudampuli along with water, and 1.5 to 2cup of water ( only if you want more gravy) to the pan and combine well.
  10. Add salt to taste. Stir in the fish pieces, combine well and cook it covered for 10-15 minutes.
  11. Uncover it,add a few more curry leaves,sprinkle a tspn of oil and simmer uncovered for another 3-4 minutes.
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  1. very nice..spicy and looks yummy..A Variety Dish for me.

  2. Nice. I tried came out well. Thanks for the recipe.