Kerala Fish Pickle

Kerala Fish PIckle

Kerala Fish Pickle

Kerala fish pickle is something you should not miss out. It is a traditional preparation and the tangy flavor of vinegar just blends right with the spicy preparation. Of course you find a lot of ready made pickles in market but these are heavily preserved and so health is at risk. So you can make a real deal by preparing these pickles at home. You can enjoy the dish with your family and kids. Fish pickles go well with rice and for working mothers this is a real blessing. You do not have time to prepare a dish and in such situations these pickles come in handy. Here you can explore a well illustrated fish pickle recipe that can be easily prepared at home.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 5 people


  • ½ kg Raw Fish cut into small pieces

For Gravy:-

For Marination:-


  • For preparing Kerala Fish Pickle, first marinate fish with the ingredients mentioned under marination and allow it to rest for half an hour.
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  • Deep fry the fish till its crisp.
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  • Heat oil in a pan.
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  • Splutter mustard and fenugreek.
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  • Add chilli powder, turmeric powder, asafoetida and salt. Keep the flame low while adding the powdered spices.
  • Add fried fish to the gravy and mix well.
  • Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add vinegar and remove it from fire.
  • Though the pickle is ready to use right away, it tastes better after a week. The pickle dish is a favorite and it goes well with rice. Make sure that oil floats on top. There should be enough oil otherwise pickles get damaged easily. Even bachelors can give a try at preparing the pickle. Store the pickles in airtight containers.


You can visit this link for a pickle dish Lemon and Dates Pickle. You can also visit this link Raw Mango Curry .
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Response (4)
  1. K
    Kartika August 19, 2020

    Hi, Marination details are missing in the recipeKa

    1. c
      curryadmin August 23, 2020

      Missing details are updated. Thanks.

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    Aparna May 30, 2022

    Could you avoid stereotyping comments like ‘even bachelors can try’?

    1. a
      aley kurian May 31, 2022

      yes sure.

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