kerala fish curry( varutharaicha meen curry)
Fish – ½ kg
Mustard seeds (kaduku)– 1 tsp
Fenugreek (vendhayam) – ¼ tsp
Ginger garlic paste – 1½ tbsp
Small onion – 6-8
Chili powder – 1½ – 2 tbsp
Coriander powder – 1½ – 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Tamarind – 2,3 pieces
Salt and Coconut oil- as required
Method to prepare:
Soak tamarind in hot water for few minutes….. mix coriander powder, turmeric powder, chilly powder with coconut oil to a fine paste… add oil to a hot pan and add mustard and fenugreek wait for a while so that it stops splutter….
Add ginger garlic paste and sauté it… saute onion and curry leaves until it becomes golden brown… add masala paste and salt and fry until oil appear on top of the gravy….
Add tamarind paste and fish when the gravy gets boiled and make sure fish don’t get brokento pieces…. Mix the gravy so that fish gets coated with masala….
Add water and boil for 20minutes until it becomes thick gravy consistency in low flame…..
Serve it with hot rice or tapioca( marichini kizhanghu)….