Kerala Fish Curry Recipe By Maya Foods

Kerala Fish curry cooked in red chilli, spices and well flavored with cocum. It is the typical Kottayam style red fish curry. Also called as mulakitta meen curry / meen vevichathu. It can be served with rice or kappa (tapioca/yuca). It always tastes better after a day. The curry had come out well using King Fish, Seer Fish, Malabar Travelly and Salmon.

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  • Heat oil in an earthenware kadhai. Add in mustard and fenugreek seeds and let them sizzle.
  • Add in shallots, garlic, ginger, curry leaves and turmeric powder. Saute this for 3 mins or so.
  • Now lower the flame and add in chili powder and pepper powder. Saute this on low heat for around 5 mins. The spices will get toasted and color will darken.
  • Now add in tamarind pulp and water. Add in salt and bring it to a boil.
  • Once it reaches a boil, add in fish and mix well. Add in some curry leaves
  • Cook this partially covered for 8 to 10 mins on medium high heat. The fish will be cooked by this time.
  • Now take it off the heat and add in a big pinch of fenugreek seed powder and pepper powder.
  • Finally, drizzle in a tsp of coconut oil on top. Now take it off the heat and cover with a lid. Let it sit for 2 to 4 hours for the flavors to develop. You can serve immediately as well, but it will taste wonderful if it sits for a while.
  • Now serve this with boiled tapioca or rice.

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