Monday, February 25, 2013

Thenga aracha Meen Curry (Fish Curry in Coconut Gravy)


Fish - 500gms 
Pearl Onions - 4-5 nos chopped 
Garlic - 6 cloves(crushed)
Ginger  - a small piece(crushed)
Green chili sliced - 3
Curry leaves - a handful
Fenugreek seeds- 1/4 tea spoon
Grated coconut - 1 cup
Red chili powder -  2 tea spoon
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tea spoon
Kudampuli  - 2 medium pieces
Salt to taste
Oil - 2-3 table spoon


Soak Kudampuli in 1/2 cup water for 5-10 minutes.
Grind  coconut , red chili powder, turmeric powder and salt into a smooth paste by adding a little water and set aside.
Heat oil in a  claypot( chatti) 
When the oil is hot add  fenugreek seeds 
Add sliced pearl onions, ginger, garlic, green chiles and curry leaves and saute well for 3-4 minutes.
Add the ground coconut paste 
Add soaked kudampuli along with  water , salt and mix well.
Add water upto the level u need the gravy.
Add  fish pieces and cook covered till it is cooked.
After switching off, drizzle a little oil and some curry leaves over it and cover it.


  1. Hey,tried this out today and it turned out really yummy!just wish you would upload better pics next time because ultimately that's what attracts readers to try recipes out.

  2. Thanks for your lovely comments...and suggestions